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For the French botanist, see Georges Rouy.
The church in Rouy
The church in Rouy
Rouy is located in France
Coordinates: 47°01′34″N 3°32′04″E / 47.0261°N 3.5344°E / 47.0261; 3.5344Coordinates: 47°01′34″N 3°32′04″E / 47.0261°N 3.5344°E / 47.0261; 3.5344
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Nièvre
Arrondissement Nevers
Canton Saint-Saulge
Intercommunality Coeur du Nivernais
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean-Noël Guillaumot
Area1 35.88 km2 (13.85 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 585
 • Density 16/km2 (42/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 58223 /58110
Elevation 229–336 m (751–1,102 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.

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


At the 1999 census, the population was 585. On 1 January 2004, the estimate was 598.

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