The 14.28 km ² comprehensive municipal area is characterized by large areas of arable land. Forests make up about one-tenth of the community area.
Five kilometers northeast of the village runs the TGV route of the LGV Sud -Est, which connects Paris with Lyon.
Neighboring communities of Yrouerre are Tonnerre in the north, Sambourg in the east, in the southeast of Fresnes, Annay -sur -Serein and Môlay in the south, Sainte- Vertu in the southwest, Poilly -sur -Serein in the west and Viviers in the northwest.
- Saint-Nicolas church with choir and tower, which have been classified as a monument historique
- Lavoir from the 18th century
- From the former Castle, the Orangery is still preserved. The site was also included in the list worth protecting historical monuments. The Orangery once stood in the castle, which was built in the 17th century. The orange trees flourished from 1767 along the main facade frost protected from the pillars of the arcades. Between May and September show artists in the Orangerie their work.
Yrouerre located on the street 944 Department of Tonnerre to Avallon.