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For a place in Greece, see Gouves, Greece.
Coat of arms of Gouves
Coat of arms
Gouves is located in France
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
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Beaumetz-lès-Loges
Intercommunality Val de Gy
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Philippe
Area1 2.64 km2 (1.02 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 198
 • Density 75/km2 (190/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62378 / 62123
Elevation 72–124 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 Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.


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.


Historical population of Gouves
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
Population 102 93 95 179 174 198
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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