Gouves

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Gouves
Commune
The church of Gouves
The church of Gouves
Coat of arms of Gouves
Coat of arms
Gouves is located in France
Gouves
Gouves
Location within Hauts-de-France region
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
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Avesnes-le-Comte
Intercommunality CC Campagnes de l'Artois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Philippe
Area1 2.64 km2 (1.02 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 198
 • Density 75/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
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 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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