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Tazilly is located in France
Coordinates: 46°46′00″N 3°54′55″E / 46.7667°N 3.9153°E / 46.7667; 3.9153Coordinates: 46°46′00″N 3°54′55″E / 46.7667°N 3.9153°E / 46.7667; 3.9153
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Nièvre
Arrondissement Château-Chinon
Canton Luzy
Intercommunality Alène et la Roche
 • Mayor (2001–2008) George Sotty
Area1 25.81 km2 (9.97 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 253
 • Density 9.8/km2 (25/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 58287 / 58170
Elevation 274–432 m (899–1,417 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.

Tazilly is a commune in the Nièvre department in the Burgundy region of central France. The inhabitants speak a dialect known as Tazillycois.


At the 1999 census, the population was 253. On 1 January 2006, the estimate was 254.


The economy in Tazilly is mainly agricultural (breeding Charolais cattle) and tourism.


During the Gallo-Roman era, Tazilly was located on the Roman road linking Decize and Autun.

In 1855, part of the town of Tazilly became the town of Flety.

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