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Water bridge on the Loire River near Digoin
Water bridge on the Loire River near Digoin
Coat of arms of Digoin
Coat of arms
Digoin is located in France
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
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Saône-et-Loire
Arrondissement Charolles
Canton Digoin
Intercommunality Digoin Val de Loire
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Maxime Castagna
Area1 34.72 km2 (13.41 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 8,856
 • Density 260/km2 (660/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 71176 /71160
Elevation 222–306 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.


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

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