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The church in Donzy
The church in Donzy
Coat of arms of Donzy
Coat of arms
Donzy is located in France
Coordinates: 47°22′18″N 3°07′29″E / 47.3717°N 3.1247°E / 47.3717; 3.1247Coordinates: 47°22′18″N 3°07′29″E / 47.3717°N 3.1247°E / 47.3717; 3.1247
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Nièvre
Arrondissement Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire
Canton Donzy
Intercommunality Donziais
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Bernard Devin
Area1 63.18 km2 (24.39 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 1,659
 • Density 26/km2 (68/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 58102 / 58220
Elevation 160–273 m (525–896 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.
For other places with the same name, see Donzy (disambiguation).

Donzy is a commune in the Nièvre department in central France. It is notable for having mirrored the national voting pattern at every election since 1981.[1]


At the 1999 census, the population was 1,659. On 1 January 2007, the estimate was 1,637.

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  1. ^ Willsher, Kim (15 April 2012). "Bad News for Nicolas Sarkozy in Burgundy's Bellwether Village". The Observer. London. Retrieved 15 April 2012.