Gourdon, Saône-et-Loire

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Gourdon
Gourdon - Eglise Romane.JPG
Location of Gourdon
Gourdon is located in France
Gourdon
Gourdon
Gourdon is located in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Gourdon
Gourdon
Coordinates: 46°38′29″N 4°26′53″E / 46.6414°N 4.4481°E / 46.6414; 4.4481Coordinates: 46°38′29″N 4°26′53″E / 46.6414°N 4.4481°E / 46.6414; 4.4481
CountryFrance
RegionBourgogne-Franche-Comté
DepartmentSaône-et-Loire
ArrondissementAutun
CantonBlanzy
IntercommunalityCU Creusot Montceau
Area
1
25.41 km2 (9.81 sq mi)
Population
(2006)2
915
 • Density36/km2 (93/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
71222 /71300
Elevation288–518 m (945–1,699 ft)
(avg. 475 m or 1,558 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.

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

The Treasure of Gourdon is a hoard of gold objects buried around the year 524 and unearthed in 1845 in the commune which date to the end of the fifth or the beginning of the sixth century AD.

Geography[edit]

The Arconce forms part of the commune's southeastern border.

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