Morey

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Morey
The church in Morey
The church in Morey
Location of Morey
Morey is located in France
Morey
Morey
Morey is located in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Morey
Morey
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
CountryFrance
RegionBourgogne-Franche-Comté
DepartmentSaône-et-Loire
ArrondissementAutun
CantonChagny
IntercommunalityCU Creusot Montceau
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Kader Atteye
Area
1
13.32 km2 (5.14 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
206
 • Density15/km2 (40/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
71321 /71510
Elevation242–438 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.

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

Geography[edit]

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.

History[edit]

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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.