Belle-Isle-en-Terre

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Belle-Isle-en-Terre
Benac'h
Chateau
Chateau
Coat of arms of Belle-Isle-en-Terre
Coat of arms
Belle-Isle-en-Terre is located in France
Belle-Isle-en-Terre
Belle-Isle-en-Terre
Coordinates: 48°32′44″N 3°23′36″W / 48.5455°N 3.3933°W / 48.5455; -3.3933Coordinates: 48°32′44″N 3°23′36″W / 48.5455°N 3.3933°W / 48.5455; -3.3933
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Côtes-d'Armor
Arrondissement Guingamp
Canton Belle-Isle-en-Terre
Intercommunality Pays de Belle-Isle-en-Terre
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) François Le Marrec
Area1 14.11 km2 (5.45 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,057
 • Density 75/km2 (190/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 22005 / 22810
Elevation 77–266 m (253–873 ft)

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.

Belle-Isle-en-Terre (Breton: Benac'h) is a commune in the Côtes-d'Armor department of Brittany in northwestern France. Belle isle - in modern French - Belle île meaning "beautiful island" and en Terre significate "on the ground".

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 741 —    
1800 812 +9.6%
1806 816 +0.5%
1821 905 +10.9%
1831 1,079 +19.2%
1836 1,378 +27.7%
1841 1,740 +26.3%
1846 1,851 +6.4%
1851 1,600 −13.6%
1856 1,602 +0.1%
1861 1,272 −20.6%
1866 2,051 +61.2%
1872 1,876 −8.5%
1876 1,920 +2.3%
1881 1,997 +4.0%
1886 1,945 −2.6%
1891 1,929 −0.8%
1896 1,944 +0.8%
1901 1,896 −2.5%
1906 1,862 −1.8%
1911 1,748 −6.1%
1921 1,612 −7.8%
1926 1,659 +2.9%
1931 1,619 −2.4%
1936 1,508 −6.9%
1946 1,501 −0.5%
1954 1,284 −14.5%
1962 1,231 −4.1%
1968 1,142 −7.2%
1975 1,185 +3.8%
1982 1,204 +1.6%
1990 1,067 −11.4%
1999 1,099 +3.0%
2008 1,057 −3.8%

Inhabitants of Belle-Isle-en-Terre are called Bellilois in French.

Breton language[edit]

The municipality launched a linguistic plan through Ya d'ar brezhoneg on November 26, 2007.

In 2008, 28.46% of primary school children attended bilingual schools.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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