Chauffailles

Summary

Chauffailles (French pronunciation: ​[ʃofaj]) is a commune in the Saône-et-Loire department in the region of Bourgogne-Franche-Comté in eastern France.

Chauffailles
Town centre
Town centre
Coat of arms of Chauffailles
Location of Chauffailles
Chauffailles is located in France
Chauffailles
Chauffailles
Chauffailles is located in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Chauffailles
Chauffailles
Coordinates: 46°12′26″N 4°20′27″E / 46.2072°N 4.3408°E / 46.2072; 4.3408Coordinates: 46°12′26″N 4°20′27″E / 46.2072°N 4.3408°E / 46.2072; 4.3408
CountryFrance
RegionBourgogne-Franche-Comté
DepartmentSaône-et-Loire
ArrondissementCharolles
CantonChauffailles
IntercommunalityLa Clayette Chauffailles en Brionnais
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Stéphanie Dumoulin
Area
1
22.63 km2 (8.74 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[1]
3,703
 • Density160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
71120 /71170
Elevation352–653 m (1,155–2,142 ft)
(avg. 440 m or 1,440 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

GeographyEdit

Chaufailles lies in the extreme south of the department of Saône-et-Loire at the foot of the Beaujolais mountains.

CultureEdit

Chauffailles was the base of the Congrégation des Soeurs de l'Enfant-Jésus de Chauffailles, an order of teaching nuns founded by Reine Antier (1801–83).[2]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  2. ^ Biographie de Reine Antier (in French), Congrégation des Soeurs de L'Enfant-Jésus de Chauffailles (Province du Canada), retrieved 2017-11-03