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|Area1||15.56 km2 (6.01 sq mi)|
|• Density||43/km2 (110/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|INSEE/Postal code||71510 /71110|
|Elevation||271–464 m (889–1,522 ft)
(avg. 396 m or 1,299 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.
- The oldest castle in Burgundy, Château Saint Hugues, dating from 9th century.
- The collegiale Saint Hilaire, the village church, dating from the 12th century.
- The chapel of St Martin la Vallée
- The Priory St Hugues, now the Convent of the Sisters of the Order of St. John
- The Chapter House. Built as a small monastery, this building later housed the village school and now contains, among other things, an exhibition of Romanesque Architecture in the Brionnais
- The village ramparts
Semur-en-Brionnais is the birthplace of
- Saint Hugues, the founder of Cluny Abbey, born 1024
- Henriette d'Angeville, the second woman to climb Mont Blanc.
- The chef Albert Roux OBE, KFO, born in October 1935.  He owns Le Gavroche, the first restaurant in Britain to win three Michelin Stars.
- "Medieval villages in Burgundy France, Semur-en-Brionnais". burgundytoday.com. Retrieved 2008-10-11.
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