Saint-Germain-le-Rocheux

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Saint-Germain-le-Rocheux
The church in Saint-Germain-le-Rocheux
The church in Saint-Germain-le-Rocheux
Coat of arms of Saint-Germain-le-Rocheux
Coat of arms
Location of Saint-Germain-le-Rocheux
Saint-Germain-le-Rocheux is located in France
Saint-Germain-le-Rocheux
Saint-Germain-le-Rocheux
Saint-Germain-le-Rocheux is located in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Saint-Germain-le-Rocheux
Saint-Germain-le-Rocheux
Coordinates: 47°45′05″N 4°40′12″E / 47.7514°N 4.67°E / 47.7514; 4.67Coordinates: 47°45′05″N 4°40′12″E / 47.7514°N 4.67°E / 47.7514; 4.67
CountryFrance
RegionBourgogne-Franche-Comté
DepartmentCôte-d'Or
ArrondissementMontbard
CantonChâtillon-sur-Seine
IntercommunalityPays Châtillonnais
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) André Legendre
Area
1
7.66 km2 (2.96 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
82
 • Density11/km2 (28/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
21549 /21510
Elevation277–393 m (909–1,289 ft)
(avg. 375 m or 1,230 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Saint-Germain-le-Rocheux is a commune in the Côte-d'Or department in eastern France.

History[edit]

Before the Roman Empire, Saint-Germain-le-Rocheux was populated by Celtic polytheists. A Roman temple was built on top of an Iron Age Celtic sacred site.[2]

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962146—    
1968147+0.7%
1975149+1.4%
1982116−22.1%
1990108−6.9%
1999102−5.6%
200893−8.8%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Cunliffe, Barry (1997). The Ancient Celts. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press. p. 204.