Poil


Poil is a commune in the Nièvre department in central France.

Poil
Location of Poil
Poil
Poil
Coordinates: 46°52′04″N 4°04′28″E
CountryFrance
RegionBourgogne-Franche-Comté
DepartmentNièvre
ArrondissementChâteau-Chinon
CantonLuzy
IntercommunalityBazois Loire Morvan
Government
  Mayor (20202026) Christian Courault
Area
1
27.02 km2 (10.43 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[1]
142
  Density5.3/km2 (14/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
58211 /58170
Elevation297–522 m (974–1,713 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.
General view with the church Saint-Romain.

Geography


The commune is part of the parc naturel régional du Morvan.

The river Alène has its source in the south-western part of the commune.

Demographics


At the 1999 census, the population was 189. On 1 January 2005, the estimate was 158. 'Poil' is also a rarely used English name of French origin

See also


  1. "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.