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Volesvres is located in France
Coordinates: 46°28′21″N 4°09′37″E / 46.4725°N 4.1603°E / 46.4725; 4.1603Coordinates: 46°28′21″N 4°09′37″E / 46.4725°N 4.1603°E / 46.4725; 4.1603
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Saône-et-Loire
Arrondissement Charolles
Canton Paray-le-Monial
Area1 21.53 km2 (8.31 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 628
 • Density 29/km2 (76/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 71590 /71600
Elevation 239–307 m (784–1,007 ft)
(avg. 245 m or 804 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.

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


The Bourbince forms most of the commune's north-eastern border, then flows south-southwestward through the middle of the commune.

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