Gavrus

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Gavrus
Gavrus is located in France
Gavrus
Gavrus
Location within Normandy region
Gavrus is located in Normandy
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
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentCalvados
ArrondissementCaen
CantonÉvrecy
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes Évrecy-Orne-Odon
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Philippe Bouchard
Area
1
2.71 km2 (1.05 sq mi)
Population
(2007)2
442
 • Density160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
14297 /14210
Elevation45–114 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])
1962196819751982199019992006
112111127161196218439
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