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Flag of Nivernais
Coat of arms of Nivernais
Coat of arms
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Country France
Time zone CET

Nivernais (French pronunciation: ​[nivɛʁnɛ]) is a former province of France, around the city of Nevers, which forms the modern department of Nièvre. It roughly coincides with the former Duchy of Nevers.[1]

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.


External links[edit]

  • Media related to Nivernais at Wikimedia Commons

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