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 Clamecy
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 Bourgogne-Franche-Comté.


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 the 13th 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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