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Subprefecture and commune
Bridge over the Loire River in Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire
Bridge over the Loire River in Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire
Coat of arms of Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire
Coat of arms
Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire is located in France
Location within Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region
Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire is located in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Coordinates: 47°24′44″N 2°55′39″E / 47.4122°N 2.9275°E / 47.4122; 2.9275Coordinates: 47°24′44″N 2°55′39″E / 47.4122°N 2.9275°E / 47.4122; 2.9275
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Nièvre
Arrondissement Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire
Canton Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire
Intercommunality Loire et Nohain
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Michel Veneau
Area1 53.30 km2 (20.58 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 11,399
 • Density 210/km2 (550/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 58086 /58200
Elevation 138–252 m (453–827 ft)
(avg. 148 m or 486 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.

Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire (French pronunciation: ​[kon kuʁ syʁ lwaʁ]) is a commune in the Nièvre department in central France.


At the 1999 census, the population was 11,399. On 1 January 2005, the estimate was 11,300.

Notable residents[edit]

International relations[edit]

Twin towns - Sister cities[edit]

Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire is twinned with:

Éden cinema in Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire town centre.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "British towns twinned with French towns [via]". Archant Community Media Ltd. Archived from the original on 5 July 2013. Retrieved 2013-07-20.

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