|• Mayor (2001–2008)||Philippe Auberger|
|Area1||46.67 km2 (18.02 sq mi)|
|• Density||240/km2 (610/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||89206 / 89300|
|Elevation||74–252 m (243–827 ft)
(avg. 96 m or 315 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.
It is located on the banks of the Yonne River.
Joigny was the town where French writer Marcel Aymé, and famous doctor Edme Joachim Bourdois de La Motte (first physician to Napoleon's son) were born. It was also the home of Saint Madeleine Sophie Barat, who founded the Roman Catholic Society of the Sacred Heart in 1800.
- Saint John Church (11th-16th century)
- Saint Andrew Church (11th-16th century)
- Saint Theobald Church (16th century)
- Mayen, Germany, since 1964
- Godalming, United Kingdom, since 1985
- Hanover, United States, since 1993
- Joigny-sur-Meuse, France, since 2004
- Amelia, Italy, since 2005
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