Joigny

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Joigny
Joigny - Porte du bois 2.jpg
Coat of arms of Joigny
Coat of arms
Joigny is located in France
Joigny
Joigny
Coordinates: 47°58′59″N 3°23′52″E / 47.9831°N 3.3978°E / 47.9831; 3.3978Coordinates: 47°58′59″N 3°23′52″E / 47.9831°N 3.3978°E / 47.9831; 3.3978
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Yonne
Arrondissement Auxerre
Canton Joigny
Intercommunality Jovinien
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Philippe Auberger
Area1 46.67 km2 (18.02 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 11,054
 • Density 240/km2 (610/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
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.

Joigny is a commune in the Yonne department in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté in north-central France.

It is located on the banks of the Yonne River.

Some notable people[edit]

It was also the home of Saint Madeleine Sophie Barat, who founded the Roman Catholic Society of the Sacred Heart in 1800.

Churches[edit]

  • Saint John Church (11th-16th century)
  • Saint Andrew Church (11th-16th century)
  • Saint Theobald Church (16th century)

Twin towns[edit]

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