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Laizé is located in France
Coordinates: 46°23′43″N 4°48′21″E / 46.3952°N 4.80580°E / 46.3952; 4.80580Coordinates: 46°23′43″N 4°48′21″E / 46.3952°N 4.80580°E / 46.3952; 4.80580
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Saône-et-Loire
Arrondissement Mâcon
Canton Mâcon-Nord
Intercommunality Mâconnais–Val de Saône
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean-Pierre Petit
Area1 10.44 km2 (4.03 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 978
 • Density 94/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 71250 /71870
Elevation 191–319 m (627–1,047 ft)
(avg. 220 m or 720 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.

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


Main article: Viré-Clessé

Vineyards of Laizé are part of the appellation d'origine contrôlée Viré-Clessé, which is used for white wines from Chardonnay grapes.

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