Tannay, Nièvre

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The church in Tannay
The church in Tannay
Coat of arms of Tannay
Coat of arms
Tannay is located in France
Coordinates: 47°22′07″N 3°35′33″E / 47.3686°N 3.59250°E / 47.3686; 3.59250Coordinates: 47°22′07″N 3°35′33″E / 47.3686°N 3.59250°E / 47.3686; 3.59250
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Nièvre
Arrondissement Clamecy
Canton Tannay
Intercommunality Fleur du Nivernais
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Philippe Nolot
Area1 15.36 km2 (5.93 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 584
 • Density 38/km2 (98/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 58286 / 58190
Elevation 161–366 m (528–1,201 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.

Tannay is a commune in the Nièvre department in central France, region of Burgundy.


The village is built on a hill, providing a significant point of view over the Yonne valley. The Canal du Nivernais (Nièvre lock) is navigable.

Points of interest[edit]

Tannay Port (nautical base camp), collegiate church Saint-Léger from XIII century. This village is on the Vezelay branch of the Route of Saint Jacques de Compostelle, about 5h on foot from the cathedral of Vezelay.

Town partnerships[edit]

Tannay fosters partnerships with the following places:[1]

Notable people from Tannay[edit]

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