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Nivernais (/ˌnvərˈn/ NEE-vər-NAY,[1][2] French: [nivɛʁnɛ] (About this soundlisten)) is a former province of France, around the city of Nevers, which forms the modern department of Nièvre. It roughly coincides with the former Duchy of Nevers.[3]

Nivernais
Flag of Nivernais
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Coat of arms of Nivernais
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CountryFrance
Time zoneCET

The raw climate and soils cause the area to be heavily wooded.

CultureEdit

À la nivernaise refers to a cooking style involving a glaze, usually of butter and sugar, although sometimes involving butter and some other ingredient.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Nivernais". Oxford Dictionaries. Oxford University Press. Retrieved 4 September 2019.
  2. ^ "Nivernais". Merriam-Webster Dictionary. Retrieved 4 September 2019.
  3. ^ Nivernais at the Larousse online encyclopedia

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Coordinates: 46°59′N 3°10′E / 46.99°N 3.16°E / 46.99; 3.16