Brech

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Brech
Brec'h
Brech is located in France
Brech
Brech
Coordinates: 47°43′17″N 2°59′40″W / 47.7214°N 2.9944°W / 47.7214; -2.9944Coordinates: 47°43′17″N 2°59′40″W / 47.7214°N 2.9944°W / 47.7214; -2.9944
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Morbihan
Arrondissement Lorient
Canton Pluvigner
Intercommunality Pays d'Auray
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Paul Baudic
Area
 • Land1 40.86 km2 (15.78 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 6,435
 • Population2 density 160/km2 (410/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 56023 / 56400
Elevation 0–66 m (0–217 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.

Brech (Brec'h in Breton) is a commune in the Morbihan department of Brittany in northwestern France.

Population[edit]

Inhabitants of Brec'h are called in French Brechois.

Breton language[edit]

In 2008, 19.56% of primary-school children attended bilingual schools.[1]

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References[edit]

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

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