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Nièvre

French depairtment

Nièvre (IPA: [njɛvʁ]) is a depairtment in the region o Burgundy in the centre o Fraunce named efter the River Nièvre.

Nièvre
Prefectur biggin o the Nièvre depairtment, in Nevers
Prefectur biggin o the Nièvre depairtment, in Nevers
Coat o airms o Nièvre
Coat o airms
Location o Nièvre in Fraunce
Location o Nièvre in Fraunce
Coordinates: 47°05′N 03°30′E / 47.083°N 3.500°E / 47.083; 3.500Coordinates: 47°05′N 03°30′E / 47.083°N 3.500°E / 47.083; 3.500
KintraFraunce
RegionBourgogne
PrefecturNevers
SubprefectursChâteau-Chinon
Clamecy
Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire
Govrenment
 • Preses o the General CooncilMarcel Charmant
Area
 • Total6,817 km2 (2,632 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)
 • Tot228,969
 • Rank83rd
 • Density34/km2 (87/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Depairtment nummer58
Arrondissements4
Cantons17
Communes312
^1 French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, an lochs, ponds, an glaciers lairger nor 1 km2