|Coat of arms of the Nièvre department|
|President of the General Council:||Marcel Charmant|
|Land area¹:||6817 km²|
|¹ French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km². The term administration, as used in the context of Government, differs according to Jurisdiction. In the context of the political and geographic organization of France and many of its former colonies a department (département depaʁtǝmɑ̃ is an Administrative division France is divided into 26 regions or régions (in French of which 21 are in continental Metropolitan France, one is the island of Corsica, Bourgogne ( English: Burgundy is one of the 26 regions of France. A prefecture ( préfecture) in France can refer to: the Chef-lieu de département, the town in which the administration of a ''département'' Nevers ( Latin: Noviodunum, later Nevirnum and Nebirnum) is a commune of central France, the Préfecture Subprefectures (sous-préfectures are the administrative towns of arrondissements in France that do not contain the prefecture for its department. Château-Chinon(Ville, or simply Château-Chinon, is a town and commune of the Nièvre département, in France. Clamecy is a commune of the Nièvre département, in France. General Description Clamecy is the capital of an arrondissement Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire is a commune of the Nièvre département, in France. The 100 French departments are divided into 342 arrondissements, which may be translated into English as districts. The 4 arrondissements of the Nièvre department are Arrondissement of Château-Chinon (Ville, ( subprefecture: Château-Chinon The cantons of France are territorial subdivisions of the French Republic's 341 arrondissements and 100 departments. The following is a list of the 32 cantons of the Nièvre department, in France, sorted by arrondissement: Arrondissement The commune is the lowest level of administrative division in the French Republic. The following is a list of the 312 communes of the Nièvre département, in France. In France, the President of the General Council (French Président du conseil général) is the locally-elected head of the General Council, the assembly As of January 1, 2008, 64473140 people live in the French Republic. To help compare Orders of magnitude of different geographical regions we list here areas between 1000 km2 and 10000 km2 An estuary is a semi-enclosed Coastal body of Water with one or more Rivers or Streams flowing into it and with a free connection to the open|
Nièvre is a department in the center of France named after the Nièvre River. In the context of the political and geographic organization of France and many of its former colonies a department (département depaʁtǝmɑ̃ is an Administrative division This article is about the country For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic France topics.
Nièvre is one of the original 83 departments created during the French Revolution on March 4, 1790. The French Revolution (1789–1799 was a period of political and social upheaval in the History of France, during which the French governmental structure previously an Events 51 - Nero, later to become Roman Emperor, is given the title Princeps iuventutis (head of the youth Year 1790 ( MDCCXC) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year It was created from the former province of Nivernais. The Kingdom of France was organised into Provinces until March 4, 1790, when the establishment of the département Nivernais is former Province of France, around the city of Nevers and the département of Nièvre.
Nièvre is part of the current region 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. France is divided into 26 regions or régions (in French of which 21 are in continental Metropolitan France, one is the island of Corsica, Bourgogne ( English: Burgundy is one of the 26 regions of France. Burgundy (Bourgogne Burgund is a region historically situated in modern-day France and Switzerland, inhabited in turn by Celts ( Gauls) Yonne is a French department named after the Yonne River. It is one of the four constituent departments of Bourgogne (Burgundy in eastern France Côte-d'Or is a department in the eastern part of France. History Côte-d'Or is one of the original 83 departments created during the French Saône-et-Loire ( Sona-et-Lêre in Arpitan language is a French department, named after the Saône and the Loire Allier ( Occitan: Alèir) is a department in south-central France named after the Allier River. Cher ( Occitan: Char) is an administrative department located in the centre of France. Loiret is a department in north-central France named after the Loiret River.
Nièvre is also well known for its white wine, Pouilly Fumé. The vineyards are scattered around villages including Pouilly-Sur-Loire, which lends its name to the appellation, Tracy sur Loire, Boisgibault, Saint Andelain. The word fumé is French for "smoke," and it's said the name comes from the smoky or flinty quality of these wines. The only grape allowed in the Pouilly-Fumé AC is Sauvignon Blanc, which produces wines that are generally crisp, tart, and somewhat grassy.