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Vannaire is a French commune, located in the department of Côte-d'Or in the region of Burgundy-Franche-Comté.



The surface area of Vannaire is 3.5 km2 at a minimum altitude of 199 meters and a maximum of 316 meters.

The town is along the departmental road 971 linking Troyes to Dijon.



Prehistory and Antiquity
Cut and polished flints and Gallic coins unearthed during plowing bear witness to an ancient occupation. Two Gallo-Roman villas, one of which has mosaics and a swimming pool.

Middle Ages
The hamlet of Vannaire which depends on Chaumont-le-Bois for the spiritual is the object of a seigneury.

Modern era
The castle was modernized in the 18th century.


According to the terminology defined by INSEE and the zoning published in 2020, Vannaire is a rural municipality, because it does not belong to any urban unit. In addition, the municipality is part of the catchment area of Châtillon-sur-Seine, of which it is a municipality in the crown. This area, which includes 60 municipalities, is categorized in areas of less than 50,000 inhabitants


The evolution of the number of inhabitants is known through the population censuses carried out in the municipality since 1800. From 2006, the legal populations of the municipalities are published annually by INSEE. The census is now based on an annual collection of information, successively concerning all the municipal territories over a period of five years. For municipalities with less than 10,000 inhabitants, a census survey covering the entire population is carried out every five years, the legal populations of the intervening years being estimated by interpolation or extrapolation. For the municipality, the first exhaustive census coming under the new system was carried out in 2006.


In 2010, among 40 people of working age (15–64 years old), 33 were economically active, 7 were inactive (the activity indicator was 82.5%, in 1999 it was 66.7%). Of the 33 active residents, 32 people worked (18 men and 14 women), 1 woman was unemployed. Among the 7 inactive people, 4 were pupils or students, 2 were retirees, 1 was inactive for other reasons.