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For other uses, see Morey (disambiguation).
Morey is located in France
Coordinates: 46°48′04″N 4°36′09″E / 46.8011°N 4.6025°E / 46.8011; 4.6025Coordinates: 46°48′04″N 4°36′09″E / 46.8011°N 4.6025°E / 46.8011; 4.6025
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Saône-et-Loire
Arrondissement Chalon-sur-Saône
Canton Givry
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Kader Atteye
Area1 13.32 km2 (5.14 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 186
 • Density 14/km2 (36/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 71321 /71510
Elevation 242–438 m (794–1,437 ft)
(avg. 400 m or 1,300 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.

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


Morey is located in the hills surrounding the Dheune river and the Canal Du Centre. In addition to the main village, several hamlets are also parts of Morey:

  • Fangey-le-bas
  • Fangey-le-haut
  • Baugey
  • Nuit

The village is surrounded by the communes of Châtel-Moron, Essertenne, Villeneuve-en-Montagne, Saint-Bérain-sur-Dheune, Saint-Julien-sur-Dheune.


Anciently named "Moreyurn", the village was a dependency of the baron of Couches.

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