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Gavrus
Gavrus is located in France
Gavrus
Gavrus
Location in France
Gavrus is located in Normandy
Gavrus
Gavrus
Location in Normandy
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Calvados
Arrondissement Caen
Canton Évrecy
Intercommunality Communauté de communes Évrecy-Orne-Odon
Area
1
2.71 km2 (1.05 sq mi)
Population
 (2007)
442
 • 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.

History

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

Population

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.

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The church in Gavrus
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