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Vézelay is a commune. It is in the Yonne department in the center of France.

Vézelay
Vézelay Abbey
Vézelay is located in France
Vézelay
Vézelay
Location within Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region
Vézelay is located in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Vézelay
Vézelay
Coordinates: 47°28′00″N 3°44′48″E / 47.4667°N 3.7467°E / 47.4667; 3.7467Coordinates: 47°28′00″N 3°44′48″E / 47.4667°N 3.7467°E / 47.4667; 3.7467
CountryFrance
RegionBourgogne-Franche-Comté
DepartmentYonne
ArrondissementAvallon
CantonVézelay
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Simone Galtier
Area
1
21.83 km2 (8.43 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)2
486
 • Density22/km2 (58/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
89446 /89450
Elevation170–339 m (558–1,112 ft)
(avg. 302 m or 991 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.

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