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River Aron in Cercy-la-Tour
River Aron in Cercy-la-Tour
Coat of arms of Cercy-la-Tour
Coat of arms
Cercy-la-Tour is located in France
Coordinates: 46°52′10″N 3°38′45″E / 46.8694°N 3.6458°E / 46.8694; 3.6458Coordinates: 46°52′10″N 3°38′45″E / 46.8694°N 3.6458°E / 46.8694; 3.6458
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Nièvre
Arrondissement Château-Chinon
Canton Fours
Intercommunality Loire et Morvan
Area1 45.57 km2 (17.59 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 2,108
 • Density 46/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 58046 /58340
Elevation 191–253 m (627–830 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.

Cercy-la-Tour is a commune in the Nièvre department in central France.


The village is located in the middle of the commune, where the river Alène joins the Aron.


At the 1999 census, the population was 2,108. On 1 January 2005, the estimate was 2,091.

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