Bignan

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Bignan
Begnen
Bignan is located in France
Bignan
Bignan
Coordinates: 47°52′48″N 2°46′23″W / 47.88°N 2.7731°W / 47.88; -2.7731Coordinates: 47°52′48″N 2°46′23″W / 47.88°N 2.7731°W / 47.88; -2.7731
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Morbihan
Arrondissement Pontivy
Canton Saint-Jean-Brévelay
Intercommunality Saint-Jean-Brévelay
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Louis Morio
Area1 45.84 km2 (17.70 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 2,723
 • Density 59/km2 (150/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 56017 / 56500
Elevation 53–181 m (174–594 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.

Bignan (Begnen in Breton) is a commune in the Morbihan department in Brittany in northwestern France.

Population[edit]

Inhabitants of Bignan are called Bignanais.

Breton language[edit]

In 2008, 17.36% of primary-school children attended bilingual schools.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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