La Ferté-Loupière

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La Ferté-Loupière
La Ferté-Loupière is located in France
La Ferté-Loupière
La Ferté-Loupière
Coordinates: 47°53′47″N 3°14′10″E / 47.8964°N 3.2361°E / 47.8964; 3.2361Coordinates: 47°53′47″N 3°14′10″E / 47.8964°N 3.2361°E / 47.8964; 3.2361
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Yonne
Arrondissement Auxerre
Canton Charny
Area1 30.48 km2 (11.77 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 583
 • Density 19/km2 (50/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 89163 / 89110
Elevation 132–233 m (433–764 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.

La Ferté-Loupière is a commune in the Yonne department in Burgundy in north-central France. The village is famous for its danse macabre, dating back from the late 15th and beginning of the 16th century, in the church of La Ferté-Loupière.

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