Gavrus

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Gavrus
Gavrus is located in France
Gavrus
Gavrus
Coordinates: 49°07′09″N 0°30′50″W / 49.1191666667°N 0.513888888889°W / 49.1191666667; -0.513888888889Coordinates: 49°07′09″N 0°30′50″W / 49.1191666667°N 0.513888888889°W / 49.1191666667; -0.513888888889
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Calvados
Arrondissement Caen
Canton Évrecy
Intercommunality Communauté de communes Évrecy-Orne-Odon
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Philippe Bouchard
Area1 2.71 km2 (1.05 sq mi)
Population (2007)2 442
 • Density 163.1/km2 (422.4/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 14297 /14210
Elevation 45–114 m (148–374 ft)
(avg. 100 m or 330 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Gavrus is a commune. It is found in the region Basse-Normandie in the Calvados department in the northwest of France.

History[change | change source]

The name of the commune was first mentioned in 1222.[1] Gavrus was a Roman cognomen.[2]

Population[change | change source]

Change in population
(Source : INSEE[3])
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
112 111 127 161 196 218 439
From the year 1962 on: population without double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) only counted once.

The population has grown recently because Gavrus is close to Caen, a big city.

The church in Gavrus

References[change | change source]

  1. "History of Gavrus". Retrieved 25 July 2010. 
  2. "List of Roman cognomens". Retrieved 25 July 2010. 
  3. Gavrus On Insee's website