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Country France
Region Normandy
Department Calvados
Arrondissement Caen
Canton Évrecy
Intercommunality Communauté de communes Évrecy-Orne-Odon
2.71 km2 (1.05 sq mi)
 • Density 163.1/km2 (422.4/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
14297 /14210
Elevation 45–114 m (148–374 ft)
(avg. 100 m or 330 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Gavrus is a commune. It is found in the region Basse-Normandie in the Calvados department in the northwest of France.


The name of the commune was first mentioned in 1222. Gavrus was a Roman cognomen.


Change in population
(Source : INSEE)
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
112 111 127 161 196 218 439
From the year 1962 on: population without double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) only counted once.

The population has grown because Gavrus is close to Caen, a big city.

The church in Gavrus
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