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

Joigny
A general view of Joigny
A general view of Joigny
Coat of arms of Joigny
Coat of arms
Location of Joigny
Joigny is located in France
Joigny
Joigny
Joigny is located in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
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
CountryFrance
RegionBourgogne-Franche-Comté
DepartmentYonne
ArrondissementSens
CantonJoigny
IntercommunalityJovinien
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) 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.

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Some notable peopleEdit

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

ChurchesEdit

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

Twin townsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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