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Joyeuse

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Administration
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Ardèche
Arrondissement Largentière
Canton Joyeuse
Intercommunality Pays Beaume Drobie
Mayor Jacques Lacour
Statistics
Elevation 120–323 m (394–1,060 ft)
(avg. 180 m or 590 ft*)
Land area1 13.04 km2 (5.03 sq mi)
Population2 1,483  (1999)
 - 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.

Geography

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

Twin town

Joyeuse is twinned with Jupille and Vilassar de Dalt.

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