Viré

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Viré
A general view of Viré
A general view of Viré
Location of Viré
Viré is located in France
Viré
Viré
Viré is located in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Viré
Viré
Coordinates: 46°27′00″N 4°50′37″E / 46.45°N 4.8436°E / 46.45; 4.8436Coordinates: 46°27′00″N 4°50′37″E / 46.45°N 4.8436°E / 46.45; 4.8436
CountryFrance
RegionBourgogne-Franche-Comté
DepartmentSaône-et-Loire
ArrondissementMâcon
CantonHurigny
IntercommunalityMâconnais–Val de Saône
Government
 • MayorJean-Paul Surgand
Area
1
11.28 km2 (4.36 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
1,196
 • Density110/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
71584 /71260
Elevation177–441 m (581–1,447 ft)
(avg. 220 m or 720 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Wine[edit]

Vineyards of Viré are part of the appellation d'origine contrôlée Viré-Clessé, which is used for white wines from Chardonnay grapes. Before 1999, the wines used to be called Mâcon-Viré.

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References[edit]

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