Sornay, Saône-et-Loire

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Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Sornay
Coat of arms
Sornay is located in France
Coordinates: 46°37′39″N 5°10′47″E / 46.6275°N 5.1797°E / 46.6275; 5.1797Coordinates: 46°37′39″N 5°10′47″E / 46.6275°N 5.1797°E / 46.6275; 5.1797
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Saône-et-Loire
Arrondissement Louhans
Canton Louhans
Intercommunality Canton of Louhans
 • Mayor Jean Méthy
Area1 18.12 km2 (7.00 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,925
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 71528 /71500
Elevation 174–200 m (571–656 ft)
(avg. 179 m or 587 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.

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


The Seille forms the commune's northern border. The Sâne Morte forms part of the commune's southern border.

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