La Genête

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La Genête
La Genete.jpg
La Genête is located in France
La Genête
La Genête
Coordinates: 46°33′07″N 5°02′45″E / 46.5519°N 5.0458°E / 46.5519; 5.0458Coordinates: 46°33′07″N 5°02′45″E / 46.5519°N 5.0458°E / 46.5519; 5.0458
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Saône-et-Loire
Arrondissement Louhans
Canton Cuiseaux
Area1 11.57 km2 (4.47 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 540
 • Density 47/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 71213 /71290
Elevation 172–200 m (564–656 ft)
(avg. 196 m or 643 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 Genête is a commune in the Saône-et-Loire department in the region of Bourgogne in eastern France.

Town hall


The Sâne Vive forms most of the commune's northern and northwestern borders, then flows into the Seille, which forms its western border.

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