Joigny

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

Joigny

Coat of arms
Location of Joigny
Joigny
Joigny
Coordinates: 47°58′59″N 3°23′52″E
CountryFrance
RegionBourgogne-Franche-Comté
DepartmentYonne
ArrondissementSens
CantonJoigny
IntercommunalityJovinien
Government
  Mayor (20012008) Philippe Auberger
Area
1
46.67 km2 (18.02 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
10,301
  Density220/km2 (570/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
89206 /89300
Elevation74–252 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.

It is located on the banks of the Yonne River.

Some notable people

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

Churches

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

Twin towns

See also

References

  1. "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. "François de Saint-Just". National Assembly. Retrieved 10 May 2017.

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