Vézelay

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Vézelay
Vézelay Abbey
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Yonne
Arrondissement Avallon
Canton Vézelay
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Simone Galtier
Area1 21.83 km2 (8.43 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 486
 • Density 22.263/km2 (57.66/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 89446 /89450
Elevation 170–339 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.

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

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