Fixin

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Fixin
The church in the hamlet of Fixey
The church in the hamlet of Fixey
Coat of arms of Fixin
Coat of arms
Location of Fixin
Fixin is located in France
Fixin
Fixin
Fixin is located in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Fixin
Fixin
Coordinates: 47°14′47″N 4°58′23″E / 47.2464°N 4.973°E / 47.2464; 4.973Coordinates: 47°14′47″N 4°58′23″E / 47.2464°N 4.973°E / 47.2464; 4.973
CountryFrance
RegionBourgogne-Franche-Comté
DepartmentCôte-d'Or
ArrondissementBeaune
CantonLongvic
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Geneviève Peltier
Area
1
10.12 km2 (3.91 sq mi)
Population
(2008)2
753
 • Density74/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
21265 /21220
Elevation230–565 m (755–1,854 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.

Fixin is a commune in the Côte-d'Or department in the Bourgogne region on the Grand Crus route in eastern France. The French archaeologist Roland Martin (1912–1997) died in Fixin.

Wine[edit]

Fixin is one of the wine communes of Côte de Nuits.

Administration[edit]

List of mayors
Period Name Party Background
March 2001 - current Geneviève Peltier - -
Earlier data are not known

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962498—    
1968566+13.7%
1975817+44.3%
1982883+8.1%
1990826−6.5%
1999785−5.0%
2008753−4.1%

Sights[edit]

  • Fixey Church (built 10th & 12th century) stands in the middle of the vineyards, a masterpiece of Roman architecture. The oratory of St Anthony and the square bell tower date from 902. The eastern and western parts of the nave were rebuilt in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. The apse was enlarged in 1720. The tower is now covered in glazed tiles.
  • Church of St Martin (12th century)
  • The Washhouse (19th century)
  • Museum and Park Noisot

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