|Intercommunality||Alène et la Roche|
|• Mayor (2001–2008)||Louis Cougny|
|Area1||27.02 km2 (10.43 sq mi)|
|• Density||7.0/km2 (18/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|INSEE/Postal code||58211 / 58170|
|Elevation||297–522 m (974–1,713 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.
The commune is part of the parc naturel régional du Morvan.
The river Alène has its source in the south-western part of the commune.
At the 1999 census, the population was 189. On 1 January 2005, the estimate was 158. 'Poil' is also a rarely used English name of French origin
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