Le Villars

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Le Villars
Town hall
Town hall
Le Villars is located in France
Le Villars
Le Villars
Coordinates: 46°31′55″N 4°55′54″E / 46.5319°N 4.9317°E / 46.5319; 4.9317Coordinates: 46°31′55″N 4°55′54″E / 46.5319°N 4.9317°E / 46.5319; 4.9317
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Saône-et-Loire
Arrondissement Mâcon
Canton Tournus
Area1 5.58 km2 (2.15 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 249
 • Density 45/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 71576 / 71700
Elevation 167–270 m (548–886 ft)
(avg. 296 m or 971 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.

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


Famous French-born composer Edgard Varèse lived there in his youth.

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