Pierreclos

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Pierreclos
A general view of Pierreclos
A general view of Pierreclos
Location of Pierreclos
Pierreclos is located in France
Pierreclos
Pierreclos
Pierreclos is located in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Pierreclos
Pierreclos
Coordinates: 46°20′04″N 4°41′18″E / 46.3344°N 4.6883°E / 46.3344; 4.6883Coordinates: 46°20′04″N 4°41′18″E / 46.3344°N 4.6883°E / 46.3344; 4.6883
CountryFrance
RegionBourgogne-Franche-Comté
DepartmentSaône-et-Loire
ArrondissementMâcon
CantonLa Chapelle-de-Guinchay
Area
1
12.41 km2 (4.79 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
931
 • Density75/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
71350 /71960
Elevation245–746 m (804–2,448 ft)
(avg. 289 m or 948 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

Situated 14 kilometers west of Mâcon and 14 kilometers south of Cluny, Pierreclos is a small vineyard village in the Tramayes county.

History[edit]

The name Pierreclos come from "Petra Clausa" meaning Closed stone, or tomb, in Latin. It was a necropolis for important people of the Roman Province.

Before the French Revolution, the history of the village was closely linked to its castle.

Le village et le château.

Demography[edit]

In 2016, the population of the village was 910 inhabitants.

Economy[edit]

Pierreclos is surrounded by vineyards which are used for great quality wines. The main employer is a low-cost salted meat producer.

Important People[edit]

Alphonse De Lamartine had a child with Jacqueline de Pierreclos (Laurence in Jocelyn)


See also[edit]

References[edit]

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