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Nièvre
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Coat of Arms de la Nièvre


Details
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Number 58
Region Bourgogne
Prefecture Nevers
Subprefecture Château-Chinon
Clamecy
Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire
Population


 - Total (1999)
 - Density The départements (or departments) are administrative units of France, roughly analogous to British counties and are now grouped into 22 metropolitan and four overseas régions. ... is divided into 26 régions, further subdivided into départements. ... Missing image Location of Bourgogne Capital Dijon Area 31,582 km² Regional President François Patriat (PS) (since 2004) Population   - 2004 estimate   - 1999 census   - Density (Ranked 16th) 1,616,000 1,610,067 51/km² (2004) Arrondissements 15 Cantons 174 Communes 2,045 Départements Yonne Côte-dOr... The term prefecture has been used to denote a self-governing body or area since the time of Constantine I, who divided the Roman Empire into 4 districts (each divided into dioceses). ... Nevers is a commune of central France, the préfecture (capital) of the Nièvre département, in the former province of Burgundy. ... Subprefecture is an administrative level that is below prefecture or province. ... 1999 is a common year starting on Friday of the Common Era, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... Population density can be used as a measurement of any tangible item. ...

Ranked 83rd


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33 /km²
Area 6,817 km²
Arrondissements 4
Cantons 32
Communes 312
President of the
general council
Marcel Charmant
Location
Location of the Nièvre department in France

Nièvre is a département in the center of France named after the Nièvre River. (Redirected from 1 E9 m2) To help compare orders of magnitude of different geographical regions, we list here areas between 1,000 km² and 10,000 km². See also areas of other orders of magnitude. ... The 100 French départements are divided into 342 arrondissements. ... The canton is an administrative division of France. ... The commune is an administrative division of France. ... List of the 312 communes of the Nièvre département of France, in alphabetical order, with their INSEE code and postal codes. ... This article is in need of attention. ... Credit(s): fr:Utilisateur:Rinaldum Source: french wikipedia File links The following pages link to this file: Nièvre Categories: GFDL images ... The départements (or departments) are administrative units of France, roughly analogous to British counties and are now grouped into 22 metropolitan and four overseas régions. ...


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. The period of the French Revolution in the history of France covers the years between 1789 and 1799, in which democrats and republicans overthrew the absolute monarchy and the Roman Catholic Church was forced to undergo radical restructuring. ... March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (64th in leap years). ... 1790 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ...


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. Missing image Location of Bourgogne Capital Dijon Area 31,582 km² Regional President François Patriat (PS) (since 2004) Population   - 2004 estimate   - 1999 census   - Density (Ranked 16th) 1,616,000 1,610,067 51/km² (2004) Arrondissements 15 Cantons 174 Communes 2,045 Départements Yonne Côte-dOr... Coat of arms of the 2nd duchy of Burgundy and later of the French province of Burgundy Burgundy ( French: Bourgogne) is a historic region of France, inhabited in turn by Pre-Indo-European people, Celts ( Gauls), Romans ( Gallo-Romans), and various Germanic peoples, most importantly the Burgundians and the Franks. ... Yonne is a French département named after the Yonne River. ... Côte-dOr is a département in the eastern part of France. ... Saône-et-Loire is a French département, named after the Saône and the Loire rivers. ... Allier is a département in south-central France named after the Allier River. ... Cher can be: Cher (singer), a famous singer once partnered with Sonny Bono. ... Loiret is a département in north-central France named after the Loiret River. ...


External links

  • Prefecture website (http://www.nievre.pref.gouv.fr/) (in French)
  • Conseil Général website (http://www.cg58.fr/anglais/index.htm) (in French)
  • http://www.nievre-tourisme.com/
  • nievre screensaver (http://www.midoritech.com/bourgogne/)
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