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Nièvre
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Coat of Arms de la Nièvre


Details
Information
Number58
RegionBourgogne
PrefectureNevers
SubprefectureChâteau-Chinon
Clamecy
Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire
Population


 - Total (1999)
 - Density

Ranked 83rd


225,198


33 /km²
Area6,817 km²
Arrondissements4
Cantons32
Communes312
President of the
general council
Marcel Charmant
Location
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Location of the Nièvre department in France

Nièvre is a département in the center of France named after the Nièvre River.

History

Nièvre was one of the original 83 departments created during the French Revolution on March 4, 1790. It was created from the former province of Nivernais.

Geography

Nièvre is part of the current région of Bourgogne, although historically it was not part of the province of Burgundy, and it is surrounded by the departments of Yonne, Côte-d'Or, Saône-et-Loire, Allier, Cher, and Loiret.

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