Darvoy

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Darvoy
The church and war memorial in Darvoy
The church and war memorial in Darvoy
Coat of arms of Darvoy
Coat of arms
Darvoy is located in France
Darvoy
Darvoy
Coordinates: 47°51′29″N 2°06′00″E / 47.8581°N 2.1°E / 47.8581; 2.1Coordinates: 47°51′29″N 2°06′00″E / 47.8581°N 2.1°E / 47.8581; 2.1
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Loiret
Arrondissement Orléans
Canton Jargeau
Intercommunality Communauté de communes des Loges
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2.14) Philippe Lodenet
Area1 8.58 km2 (3.31 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,834
 • Density 210/km2 (550/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 45123 / 45150
Elevation 98–103 m (322–338 ft)
Website http://www.darvoy.fr/

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.

Darvoy is a commune in the Loiret department in north-central France.

Etymology[edit]

Darvoy likely comes from the Celtic Der or Dervos (oak), or Dervetum (oak). [1]

Geography[edit]

Darvoy is in the Loire Valley, 17 km east of Orléans, 2 km south-west of Jargeau, and 122 km south of Paris. [2] Darvoy is part of the Central Region and is part of the Jargeau canton. Darvoy is 101 meters above sea level.

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