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Coat of arms of Mervans
Coat of arms
Mervans is located in France
Coordinates: 46°47′56″N 5°11′14″E / 46.7989°N 5.1872°E / 46.7989; 5.1872Coordinates: 46°47′56″N 5°11′14″E / 46.7989°N 5.1872°E / 46.7989; 5.1872
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Saône-et-Loire
Arrondissement Louhans
Canton Saint-Germain-du-Bois
Intercommunality Canton of Saint-Germain-du-Bois
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean-Luc Vernay
Area1 28.78 km2 (11.11 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,349
 • Density 47/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 71295 /71310
Elevation 183–214 m (600–702 ft)
(avg. 197 m or 646 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.

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

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