Saint-Seine-l'Abbaye

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Saint-Seine-l'Abbaye
A general view of Saint-Seine-l'Abbaye
A general view of Saint-Seine-l'Abbaye
Coat of arms of Saint-Seine-l'Abbaye
Coat of arms
Location of Saint-Seine-l'Abbaye
Saint-Seine-l'Abbaye is located in France
Saint-Seine-l'Abbaye
Saint-Seine-l'Abbaye
Saint-Seine-l'Abbaye is located in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Saint-Seine-l'Abbaye
Saint-Seine-l'Abbaye
Coordinates: 47°26′30″N 4°47′24″E / 47.4417°N 4.79°E / 47.4417; 4.79Coordinates: 47°26′30″N 4°47′24″E / 47.4417°N 4.79°E / 47.4417; 4.79
CountryFrance
RegionBourgogne-Franche-Comté
DepartmentCôte-d'Or
ArrondissementDijon
CantonFontaine-lès-Dijon
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Daniel Malgras
Area
1
3.84 km2 (1.48 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
374
 • Density97/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
21573 /21440
Elevation429–570 m (1,407–1,870 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Saint-Seine-l'Abbaye is a commune in the Côte-d'Or department in eastern France.

It is also a place steeped in history with its archaeological sites, the goddess Sequana; nymph Sources close to the Seine and Alesia, the remnants of its ancient abbey (the Abbey of Saint-Seine) and the abbey church, a jewel of Gothic art primitive Burgundy and its rich rural heritage: the 1856 school converted into a museum, flower laundries, foundries, crucifixes, mills.[2]

The abbey was founded by Saint Sequanus in the 6th century.[3]

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962352—    
1968358+1.7%
1975352−1.7%
1982309−12.2%
1990326+5.5%
1999355+8.9%
2008364+2.5%

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References[edit]

Sources
Citations
  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Information"
  3. ^ Butler, Alban (December 1, 1956). Butler's Lives of the Saints (New Full ed.). St John's Abbey, Collegeville, Minnesota: Christian Classics. pp. 181–182. ISBN 0-8146-2385-9.