Guichen

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This article is about the Breton commune. For the 18th-century French admiral, see Luc Urbain de Bouëxic, comte de Guichen. For the World War I protected cruiser, see French ship Guichen.
Guichen
Gwizien
Church of Guichen
Church of Guichen
Coat of arms of Guichen
Coat of arms
Guichen is located in France
Guichen
Guichen
Coordinates: 47°58′05″N 1°47′38″W / 47.9681°N 1.7939°W / 47.9681; -1.7939Coordinates: 47°58′05″N 1°47′38″W / 47.9681°N 1.7939°W / 47.9681; -1.7939
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Ille-et-Vilaine
Arrondissement Redon
Canton Guichen
Intercommunality Canton of Guichen
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Joël Sieller
Area
 • Land1 42.99 km2 (16.60 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 7,316
 • Population2 density 170/km2 (440/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 35126 / 35580
Elevation 7–107 m (23–351 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.

Guichen (Breton: Gwizien, Gallo: Gischen) is a commune in the Ille-et-Vilaine department in Brittany in northwestern France.

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Inhabitants of Guichen are called Guichenais in French.

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 2,868 —    
1968 3,311 +15.4%
1975 4,431 +33.8%
1982 5,311 +19.9%
1990 5,891 +10.9%
1999 6,526 +10.8%
2008 7,316 +12.1%

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