Toucy

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Toucy
The town hall in Toucy
The town hall in Toucy
Coat of arms of Toucy
Coat of arms
Location of Toucy
Toucy is located in France
Toucy
Toucy
Toucy is located in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Toucy
Toucy
Coordinates: 47°44′14″N 3°17′39″E / 47.7372°N 3.2942°E / 47.7372; 3.2942Coordinates: 47°44′14″N 3°17′39″E / 47.7372°N 3.2942°E / 47.7372; 3.2942
CountryFrance
RegionBourgogne-Franche-Comté
DepartmentYonne
ArrondissementAuxerre
CantonCœur de Puisaye
Area
1
34.85 km2 (13.46 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
2,835
 • Density81/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
89419 /89130
Elevation177–306 m (581–1,004 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Personalities[edit]

Toucy was the birthplace and hometown of Pierre Larousse, lexicographer and founder of the publishing house that would later produce one of the most highly popular French dictionaries, Le Petit Larousse.
Léon Noël, French diplomat, politician and historian, died there in his domain in 1987.

Geography[edit]

The town lies in the middle of the commune, on the right bank of the Ouanne River, which flows northwest through the commune.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.