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Cathédrale St Lazare Autun 29.jpg
Passage Balthus Autun 5.jpg
Ecole militaire d'Autun et cimetière.jpg
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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
Coat of arms
Autun is located in France
Location in France
Autun is located in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Location in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Saône-et-Loire
Arrondissement Autun
Canton Autun-1, Autun-2
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Grand Autunois Morvan
61.52 km2 (23.75 sq mi)
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Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
710014 /71400
Elevation 280–642 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.

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



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


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

Twinned cities

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

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