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Molesmes is located in France
Location within Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region
Molesmes is located in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Coordinates: 47°36′56″N 3°28′01″E / 47.6156°N 3.4669°E / 47.6156; 3.4669Coordinates: 47°36′56″N 3°28′01″E / 47.6156°N 3.4669°E / 47.6156; 3.4669
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Yonne
Arrondissement Auxerre
Canton Vincelles
Area1 9.50 km2 (3.67 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 172
 • Density 18/km2 (47/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 89260 /89560
Elevation 244–367 m (801–1,204 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.

Molesmes is a former commune in the Yonne department in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté in north-central France. On 1 January 2017, it was merged into the new commune Les Hauts de Forterre.[1]

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  1. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 16 August 2016 (in French)