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Not to be confused with Mont Cenis.
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Montcenis
Coat of arms
Montcenis is located in France
Coordinates: 46°47′29″N 4°23′23″E / 46.7914°N 4.3897°E / 46.7914; 4.3897Coordinates: 46°47′29″N 4°23′23″E / 46.7914°N 4.3897°E / 46.7914; 4.3897
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Saône-et-Loire
Arrondissement Autun
Canton Montcenis
Intercommunality Creusot-Montceau
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Michel Rey
Area1 12.33 km2 (4.76 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 2,245
 • Density 180/km2 (470/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 71309 /71710
Elevation 310–513 m (1,017–1,683 ft)
(avg. 420 m or 1,380 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.

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


The Bourbince river has its source in the commune.

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