Bannalec

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Bannalec
Banaleg
Bannalec is located in France
Bannalec
Bannalec
Coordinates: 47°56′00″N 3°41′45″W / 47.9333°N 3.6958°W / 47.9333; -3.6958Coordinates: 47°56′00″N 3°41′45″W / 47.9333°N 3.6958°W / 47.9333; -3.6958
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Finistère
Arrondissement Quimper
Canton Bannalec
Intercommunality Pays de Quimperlé
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Yves André
Area
 • Land1 77.51 km2 (29.93 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 5,226
 • Population2 density 67/km2 (170/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 29004 / 29380
Elevation 22–172 m (72–564 ft)
Website Official website

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.

Bannalec (Breton: Banaleg) is a commune in the Finistère department in the Brittany region in northwestern France.

Population[edit]

Inhabitants of Bannalec are called Bannalécois.

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1800 4,396 —    
1821 4,363 −0.8%
1831 4,183 −4.1%
1836 4,377 +4.6%
1841 4,264 −2.6%
1846 4,372 +2.5%
1851 4,174 −4.5%
1856 4,425 +6.0%
1861 4,313 −2.5%
1866 4,611 +6.9%
1872 4,390 −4.8%
1876 4,787 +9.0%
1881 5,042 +5.3%
1886 5,259 +4.3%
1891 5,890 +12.0%
1896 5,910 +0.3%
1901 6,040 +2.2%
1906 6,141 +1.7%
1911 6,138 −0.0%
1921 6,170 +0.5%
1926 6,323 +2.5%
1931 6,159 −2.6%
1936 6,067 −1.5%
1946 6,098 +0.5%
1954 5,511 −9.6%
1962 5,369 −2.6%
1968 5,235 −2.5%
1975 5,023 −4.0%
1982 4,975 −1.0%
1990 4,840 −2.7%
1999 4,806 −0.7%
2008 5,226 +8.7%

Breton language[edit]

In 2008, 7.91% of primary-school children attended bilingual schools.[1]

See also[edit]

Bannalec is twinned with the Irish town of Castleisland.

References[edit]

  1. ^ (French) Ofis ar Brezhoneg: Enseignement bilingue

External links[edit]