La Celle-sur-Nièvre


La Celle-sur-Nièvre is a commune in the Nièvre department in central France.

La Celle-sur-Nièvre
The church in La Celle-sur-Nièvre
Location of La Celle-sur-Nièvre
La Celle-sur-Nièvre
La Celle-sur-Nièvre
Coordinates: 47°12′23″N 3°13′12″E
CountryFrance
RegionBourgogne-Franche-Comté
DepartmentNièvre
ArrondissementCosne-Cours-sur-Loire
CantonLa Charité-sur-Loire
IntercommunalityLes Bertranges
Government
  Mayor (20202026) Ginette Saulnier[1]
Area
1
12.95 km2 (5.00 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[2]
158
  Density12/km2 (32/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
58045 /58700
Elevation203–337 m (666–1,106 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Geography


The commune is made up of five villages, La Celle-sur-Nièvre, Mauvrain, Gagy, Saint-Lay and Le Bas de La Celle. It is surrounded by French Oak forests and is in the Coteaux Charitois wine region.

Administration


The Mayor is Mme Ginette Saulnier who has been in office since 2008 and will hold office until 2026; she was preceded by M. Camille Melaye

As in most communes there is a local school based in the same building as the Mairie (Townhall).

Mairie La Celle sur Nièvre Bourg 58700

Telephone : 0386381740

Demography


Being a small commune of only 167 people there are however a variety of different nationalities represented locally, Portuguese, Norwegian, English, Dutch and Irish to name a few and to add to that are the second or family home owners many now living in Paris.

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962212    
1968242+14.2%
1975212−12.4%
1982212+0.0%
1990173−18.4%
1999168−2.9%
2006167−0.6%

Other


There are two local wine growers both with tasting at Mauvrain. It also achieves note for the local Charolais cattle.

The nearest shop is in the bar at Beaumont-la-Ferrière, a small town about 3 km (1.9 mi) distance where English is spoken. Vans visit the outlying villages to sell their produce.

La Celle has a Church St Martin's but it is only open for special events or in rotation for services. The church is otherwise available in Beaumont.

Camping is available at the Municipal Camp Site at Prémery, the nearest larger town with a supermarket and other shops and services including a Charity shop.

Other local villages have restaurants attached to their bars and serve a variety of cuisine including West Indian and Spanish.

The next nearest and larger town is La Charité-sur-Loire, 20 km (12 mi), and Nevers, the capital town of the department, is about 40 km (25 mi) away

See also


References


  1. "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020. Retrieved 7 December 2020.
  2. "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.