- a city in and the capital of Deux-Sèvres, in W France.
- a department in W France. 2338 sq. mi. (6055 sq. km). Capital: Niort.
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He was rewarded with the appointment of Commissary of Police at Niort.
After Rougon's return to office he was appointed prefect at Niort.
"I do not think there is any fear of an attack from Niort," the Admiral said.Saint Bartholomew's Eve
G. A. Henty
He made Niort his head-quarters, and kept a great establishment there.Life of Edward the Black Prince
Strong garrisons were sent to defend Niort and Angoulême, while the main part of the beaten army retired to Rochelle.For The Admiral
- a market town in W France. Pop: 56 663 (1999)
- a department of W France, in Poitou-Charentes region. Capital: Niort. Pop: 347 652 (2003 est). Area: 6054 sq km (2337 sq miles)