Coordinates: 46°59′N 3°10′E / 46.99°N 3.16°E / 46.99; 3.16
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Nivernais (/ˌnvərˈn/,[1][2] French: [nivɛʁnɛ] ) was a province of France, around the city of Nevers, which forms the modern department of Nièvre. It roughly coincides with the former Duchy of Nevers.[3]

The raw climate and soils cause the area to be heavily wooded.


À la nivernaise refers to a cooking style involving a glaze, usually of butter and sugar, although sometimes involving butter and some other ingredient.


  1. ^ "Nivernais". Lexico UK English Dictionary. Oxford University Press. Archived from the original on 2021-12-01.
  2. ^ "Nivernais". Merriam-Webster Dictionary. Retrieved 4 September 2019.
  3. ^ Nivernais at the Larousse online encyclopedia

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Nivernais at Wikimedia Commons

46°59′N 3°10′E / 46.99°N 3.16°E / 46.99; 3.16