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The town hall in Raveau
The town hall in Raveau
Raveau is located in France
Coordinates: 47°11′14″N 3°04′39″E / 47.1872°N 3.07750°E / 47.1872; 3.07750Coordinates: 47°11′14″N 3°04′39″E / 47.1872°N 3.07750°E / 47.1872; 3.07750
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Nièvre
Arrondissement Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire
Canton La Charité-sur-Loire
Intercommunality Pays Charitois
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Alain Viturat
Area1 35.50 km2 (13.71 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 717
 • Density 20/km2 (52/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 58220 / 58400
Elevation 173–332 m (568–1,089 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.

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

It is located near to La Charité-sur-Loire. It is also known as Le Bois de Raveau, for the nearby forest.


At the 1999 census, the population was 717. On 1 January 2007, the estimate was 663.

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