Joyeuse, Ardèche facts for kids
|Intercommunality||Pays Beaume Drobie|
|Elevation||120–323 m (394–1,060 ft)
(avg. 180 m or 590 ft*)
|Land area1||13.04 km2 (5.03 sq mi)|
|- Density||114/km2 (300/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||07110/ 07260|
|1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.|
|2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.|
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Joyeuse (Occitan: Juèsa)is a commune in the French department of Ardèche in the region of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes. It is the seat of the canton of Joyeuse. Joyeuse has a population of 1,487 people as of the year 1999.
Joyeuse can be found in the region of Bas-Vivarais that has a lot of history. It can be found in the valley of the Beaume, which is a tributary of the Ardèche River.
People connected to Joyeuse
- Marcus Julius Bassus, Roman consul, whose tomb is near Joyeuse
- Charlemagne, starter of Joyeuse
- Duke Anne de Joyeuse
- Cardinal François de Joyeuse
- Duchess Henriette Catherine de Joyeuse
- La Grande Mademoiselle, Anne Marie Louise d'Orléans de Montpensier
- François Boissel
Joyeuse is twinned with Jupille and Vilassar de Dalt.
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