Brignogan-Plages

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Brignogan-Plages
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Brignogan-Plages is located in France
Brignogan-Plages
Brignogan-Plages
Coordinates: 48°39′55″N 4°19′29″W / 48.6653°N 4.3247°W / 48.6653; -4.3247Coordinates: 48°39′55″N 4°19′29″W / 48.6653°N 4.3247°W / 48.6653; -4.3247
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Finistère
Arrondissement Brest
Canton Lesneven
Intercommunality Pays de Lesneven et de la Côte des Légendes
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jean-Clément Zion
Area1 3.60 km2 (1.39 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 844
 • Density 230/km2 (610/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 29021 / 29890
Elevation 0–25 m (0–82 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.

Brignogan-Plages (or simply Brignogan) (Breton: Brignogan) is a commune in the Finistère department of Brittany in north-western France.

Brignogan is 32 kilometres from Brest. Submarine telegraph cables between Cornwall and France came ashore at Brignogan.

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Inhabitants of Brignogan-Plages are called Brignoganais in French.

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