Tannay, Nièvre

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Tannay
Commune
The church in Tannay
The church in Tannay
Coat of arms of Tannay
Coat of arms
Tannay is located in France
Tannay
Tannay
Location within Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region
Tannay is located in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Tannay
Tannay
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
CountryFrance
RegionBourgogne-Franche-Comté
DepartmentNièvre
ArrondissementClamecy
CantonClamecy
IntercommunalityFleur du Nivernais
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Philippe Nolot
Area115.36 km2 (5.93 sq mi)
Population (1999)2584
 • Density38/km2 (98/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code58286 /58190
Elevation161–366 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.

Geography[edit]

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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