Digoin

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Digoin
Water bridge on the Loire River near Digoin
Water bridge on the Loire River near Digoin
Coat of arms of Digoin
Coat of arms
Location of Digoin
Digoin is located in France
Digoin
Digoin
Digoin is located in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Digoin
Digoin
Coordinates: 46°28′58″N 3°58′53″E / 46.4828°N 3.9814°E / 46.4828; 3.9814Coordinates: 46°28′58″N 3°58′53″E / 46.4828°N 3.9814°E / 46.4828; 3.9814
CountryFrance
RegionBourgogne-Franche-Comté
DepartmentSaône-et-Loire
ArrondissementCharolles
CantonDigoin
IntercommunalityDigoin Val de Loire
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Maxime Castagna
Area
1
34.72 km2 (13.41 sq mi)
Population
(2006)2
8,856
 • Density260/km2 (660/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
71176 /71160
Elevation222–306 m (728–1,004 ft)
(avg. 233 m or 764 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Digoin is a commune in the Saône-et-Loire department in the region of Bourgogne in eastern France.

The junction of the Canal du Centre and the Canal latéral à la Loire is near Digoin.

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The Bourbince river flows into the Arroux in Digoin, while the Arroux river flows into the Loire.

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