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Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Arquian
Coat of arms
Arquian is located in France
Coordinates: 47°32′33″N 2°59′21″E / 47.54250°N 2.9892°E / 47.54250; 2.9892Coordinates: 47°32′33″N 2°59′21″E / 47.54250°N 2.9892°E / 47.54250; 2.9892
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Nièvre
Arrondissement Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire
Canton Saint-Amand-en-Puisaye
Intercommunality Puisaye Nivernaise
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Pascale de Mauraige
Area1 33.56 km2 (12.96 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 615
 • Density 18/km2 (47/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 58012 /58310
Elevation 154–260 m (505–853 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.

Arquian is a commune in the Nièvre department in central France.


At the 1999 census, the population was 615. On 1 January 2007, the estimate was 600.

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