Cavan, Côtes-d'Armor

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Cavan
Kawan
Iliz Kawan.jpg
Coat of arms of Cavan
Coat of arms
Cavan is located in France
Cavan
Cavan
Coordinates: 48°40′22″N 3°20′35″W / 48.6728°N 3.343°W / 48.6728; -3.343Coordinates: 48°40′22″N 3°20′35″W / 48.6728°N 3.343°W / 48.6728; -3.343
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Côtes-d'Armor
Arrondissement Lannion
Canton La Roche-Derrien
Intercommunality Centre Trégor
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Pierre-Yvon Tremel
Area
 • Land1 16.40 km2 (6.33 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 1,383
 • Population2 density 84/km2 (220/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 22034 / 22140
Elevation 53–111 m (174–364 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.

Cavan (Breton: Kawan) is a commune in the Côtes-d'Armor department of Brittany in northwestern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 753 —    
1968 844 +12.1%
1975 854 +1.2%
1982 1,025 +20.0%
1990 1,080 +5.4%
1999 1,129 +4.5%
2008 1,383 +22.5%

Inhabitants of Cavan are called Cavanais in French.

Breton language[edit]

The municipality launched a linguistic plan through Ya d'ar brezhoneg on 27 May 2006.

In 2008, 38.43% of primary school children attended bilingual schools.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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