Villeblevin

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Villeblevin
Commune
Monument to Albert Camus
Monument to Albert Camus
Villeblevin is located in France
Villeblevin
Villeblevin
Location within Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region
Villeblevin is located in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Villeblevin
Villeblevin
Coordinates: 48°19′31″N 3°04′57″E / 48.3253°N 3.08250°E / 48.3253; 3.08250Coordinates: 48°19′31″N 3°04′57″E / 48.3253°N 3.08250°E / 48.3253; 3.08250
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Yonne
Arrondissement Sens
Canton Pont-sur-Yonne
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Marc Leruse
Area1 7.36 km2 (2.84 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 2,200
 • Density 300/km2 (770/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 89449 /89340
Elevation 53–118 m (174–387 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.

Villeblevin is a commune in the Yonne department in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté in north-central France.

The town achieved prominence in 1960 when it was the site of the car crash that killed Albert Camus.

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