Carantec

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Carantec
Karanteg
Caranteckirche.jpg
Carantec is located in France
Carantec
Carantec
Coordinates: 48°40′07″N 3°54′45″W / 48.6686°N 3.9125°W / 48.6686; -3.9125Coordinates: 48°40′07″N 3°54′45″W / 48.6686°N 3.9125°W / 48.6686; -3.9125
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Finistère
Arrondissement Morlaix
Canton Taulé
Intercommunality Morlaix Communauté
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jean-Guy Guéguen
Area
 • Land1 9.02 km2 (3.48 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 3,309
 • Population2 density 370/km2 (950/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 29023 / 29660
Elevation 0–74 m (0–243 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.

Carantec (Karanteg in Breton) is a commune in the Finistère department of Brittany in north-western France.

Carantec is located on the coast of the English Channel, and contains a small island within its boundaries, the Île Callot. Carantec is bordered by the communes of Henvic and Taulé to the south, and is near to the town of Morlaix.

International relations[edit]

Carantec is twinned with Grand-Saconnex in Switzerland.

Population[edit]

Inhabitants of Carantec are called in French Carantécois.

Historical population of Carantec
Year 1793 1800 1806 1821 1831 1836 1841 1846 1851 1856
Population 999 949 1152 1222 1231 1250 1230 1290 1305 1320
Year 1861 1866 1872 1876 1881 1886 1891 1896 1901 1906
Population 1355 1393 1387 1374 1391 1636 1756 1794 1641 1724
Year 1911 1921 1926 1931 1936 1946 1954 1962 1968 1975
Population 1833 1925 2106 2147 2210 2548 2494 2603 2651 2527
Year 1982 1990 1999 2008
Population 2522 2609 2724 3309

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