Gouves

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Gouves
The church of Gouves
The church of Gouves
Coat of arms of Gouves
Coat of arms
Location of Gouves
Gouves is located in France
Gouves
Gouves
Gouves is located in Hauts-de-France
Gouves
Gouves
Coordinates: 50°17′56″N 2°38′12″E / 50.2989°N 2.6367°E / 50.2989; 2.6367Coordinates: 50°17′56″N 2°38′12″E / 50.2989°N 2.6367°E / 50.2989; 2.6367
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementArras
CantonAvesnes-le-Comte
IntercommunalityCC Campagnes de l'Artois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Philippe
Area
1
2.64 km2 (1.02 sq mi)
Population
(1999)2
198
 • Density75/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62378 /62123
Elevation72–124 m (236–407 ft)
(avg. 75 m or 246 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.

Gouves is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.

Geography[edit]

A farming village situated 6 miles (9.7 km) west of Arras, at the junction of the D56 and C5 roads, in the valley of the small river Gy.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Gouves
Year196219681975198219901999
Population1029395179174198
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church (and the fountain) of St.Maclou, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • Traces of an old castle.

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