Melay, Saône-et-Loire

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Melay (Saône-et-Loire, Fr), l'église avec son chevet.JPG
Melay is located in France
Location within Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region
Melay is located in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Coordinates: 46°12′52″N 4°01′04″E / 46.2144°N 4.0178°E / 46.2144; 4.0178Coordinates: 46°12′52″N 4°01′04″E / 46.2144°N 4.0178°E / 46.2144; 4.0178
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Saône-et-Loire
Arrondissement Charolles
Canton Paray-le-Monial
Area1 36.5 km2 (14.1 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 835
 • Density 23/km2 (59/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 71291 /71340
Elevation 245–353 m (804–1,158 ft)
(avg. 295 m or 968 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.

Melay is a commune in the Saône-et-Loire department in the region of Bourgogne in eastern France. The French orientalist François Savary de Brèves was born in Melay.

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