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Not to be confused with Vire.
Viré (Saône-et-Loire) (Plan large).jpg
Viré is located in France
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
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Saône-et-Loire
Arrondissement Mâcon
Canton Lugny
Intercommunality Mâconnais–Val de Saône
 • Mayor Jean-Paul Surgand
Area1 11.28 km2 (4.36 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,110
 • Density 98/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 71584 /71260
Elevation 177–441 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.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

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


Main article: Viré-Clessé

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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