Autun

commune in Saône-et-Loire, France

Autun is a commune and subprefecture in the Saône-et-Loire department in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region of central-eastern France.

Autun
Cathédrale St Lazare Autun 29.jpg
Passage Balthus Autun 5.jpg
Ecole militaire d'Autun et cimetière.jpg
112 Autun L'hôtel de ville et le théâtre.jpg
Bourgogne Autun Theatre Romain 17072009 - panoramio.jpg
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From top down, left to right: Autun Cathedral, Passage de la Terrasse, Lycée militaire, Autun Theatre and City Hall, Roman-era amphitheatre, Temple of Janus
Coat of arms of Autun
Location of Autun
Autun is located in France
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Autun is located in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
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Coordinates: 46°57′06″N 4°17′58″E / 46.9517°N 4.2994°E / 46.9517; 4.2994Coordinates: 46°57′06″N 4°17′58″E / 46.9517°N 4.2994°E / 46.9517; 4.2994
CountryFrance
RegionBourgogne-Franche-Comté
DepartmentSaône-et-Loire
ArrondissementAutun
CantonAutun-1, Autun-2
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes du Grand Autunois Morvan
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Vincent Chauvet (REM)
Area
1
61.52 km2 (23.75 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
13,157
 • Density210/km2 (550/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
710014 /71400
Elevation280–642 m (919–2,106 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

TransportEdit

RoadEdit

The D681, D978, D980, D107, D973, D120, D256, D46 and D287 roads pass through the Autun commune.

RailEdit

Autun has a main station, Autun Railway Station, or Gare d'Autun in French.

Twinned citiesEdit

Autun is twinned with Ingelheim am Rhein in Germany, Kawagoe in Japan, Arévalo in Spain and Stevenage in the United Kingdom.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Populations légales 2018". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. Retrieved 4 January 2021.