Brieux

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Brieux
Brieux is located in France
Brieux
Brieux
Coordinates: 48°50′24″N 0°04′54″W / 48.84°N 0.0817°W / 48.84; -0.0817Coordinates: 48°50′24″N 0°04′54″W / 48.84°N 0.0817°W / 48.84; -0.0817
Country France
Region Lower Normandy
Department Orne
Arrondissement Argentan
Canton Trun
Intercommunality Plaine d'Argentan Nord
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Catherine Gaignon
Area
 • Land1 5.17 km2 (2.00 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 92
 • Population2 density 18/km2 (46/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 61062 / 61160
Elevation 110–212 m (361–696 ft)
(avg. 133 m or 436 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.

Brieux is a commune in the Orne department in northwestern France. The town famously gave its name to the ancestors of Robert the Bruce, Bruce being the Anglicisation of "Brieux".

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1793 326 —    
1800 330 +1.2%
1806 305 −7.6%
1821 315 +3.3%
1836 330 +4.8%
1841 318 −3.6%
1846 304 −4.4%
1851 304 +0.0%
1856 306 +0.7%
1861 283 −7.5%
1866 281 −0.7%
1872 241 −14.2%
1876 228 −5.4%
1881 233 +2.2%
1886 225 −3.4%
1891 174 −22.7%
1896 179 +2.9%
1901 154 −14.0%
1906 139 −9.7%
1911 104 −25.2%
1921 132 +26.9%
1926 157 +18.9%
1931 160 +1.9%
1936 151 −5.6%
1946 129 −14.6%
1954 126 −2.3%
1962 138 +9.5%
1968 136 −1.4%
1975 111 −18.4%
1982 76 −31.5%
1990 74 −2.6%
1999 93 +25.7%
2006 94 +1.1%
2009 92 −2.1%

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