Brinay, Nièvre

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Brinay is located in France
Coordinates: 47°00′27″N 3°41′46″E / 47.00750°N 3.6961°E / 47.00750; 3.6961Coordinates: 47°00′27″N 3°41′46″E / 47.00750°N 3.6961°E / 47.00750; 3.6961
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Nièvre
Arrondissement Château-Chinon
Canton Châtillon-en-Bazois
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean-Albert Lemaître
Area1 15.90 km2 (6.14 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 159
 • Density 10/km2 (26/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 58040 / 58110
Elevation 210–267 m (689–876 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.

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


At the 1999 census, the population was 137. On 1 January 2005, the estimate was 149.

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