Biches

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This article is about the commune in France. For the 1924 Nijinska ballet, see Les biches.
Biches
The Aron river, in Biches
The Aron river, in Biches
Biches is located in France
Biches
Biches
Coordinates: 47°00′26″N 3°39′06″E / 47.0072°N 3.6517°E / 47.0072; 3.6517Coordinates: 47°00′26″N 3°39′06″E / 47.0072°N 3.6517°E / 47.0072; 3.6517
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Nièvre
Arrondissement Château-Chinon
Canton Châtillon-en-Bazois
Intercommunality Bazois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernard Martin
Area1 24.55 km2 (9.48 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 333
 • Density 14/km2 (35/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 58030 / 58110
Elevation 212–307 m (696–1,007 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 373 —    
1968 405 +8.6%
1975 416 +2.7%
1982 381 −8.4%
1990 316 −17.1%
1999 290 −8.2%
2006 331 +14.1%
2009 333 +0.6%

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