Saint-Andelain

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Saint-Andelain
The town hall in Saint-Andelain
The town hall in Saint-Andelain
Saint-Andelain is located in France
Saint-Andelain
Saint-Andelain
Coordinates: 47°18′33″N 2°57′41″E / 47.3092°N 2.9614°E / 47.3092; 2.9614Coordinates: 47°18′33″N 2°57′41″E / 47.3092°N 2.9614°E / 47.3092; 2.9614
Country France
Region Burgundy
Department Nièvre
Arrondissement Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire
Canton Pouilly-sur-Loire
Intercommunality Loire et Vignoble
Area1 20.31 km2 (7.84 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 545
 • Density 27/km2 (69/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 58228 / 58150
Elevation 164–271 m (538–889 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.

Saint-Andelain is a commune in the Nièvre department in central France.

It lies just a couple of km east of Pouilly-sur-Loire, famous for the wine known as Pouilly-Fumé. Saint-Andelain sits on a hilltop and is surrounded by vineyards that are part of the Pouilly-Fumé wine region. It is very pictureque when viewed from either the train running south from Paris to Nevers or from the new high-speed highway, A77.

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