Fours, Nièvre

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The centre of Fours
The centre of Fours
Fours is located in France
Coordinates: 46°49′05″N 3°43′13″E / 46.8181°N 3.7203°E / 46.8181; 3.7203Coordinates: 46°49′05″N 3°43′13″E / 46.8181°N 3.7203°E / 46.8181; 3.7203
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Nièvre
Arrondissement Château-Chinon
Canton Fours
Intercommunality Loire et Morvan
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Georges Pereira
Area1 25.53 km2 (9.86 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 780
 • Density 31/km2 (79/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 58118 /58250
Elevation 201–263 m (659–863 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.

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


The river Alène forms all of the commune's northern border.


At the 1999 census, the population was 780. On 1 January 2007, the estimate was 758.

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