Guilvinec

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Guilvinec
Ar Gelveneg
Fishing port
Fishing port
Guilvinec is located in France
Guilvinec
Guilvinec
Coordinates: 47°47′46″N 4°16′57″W / 47.7961°N 4.2825°W / 47.7961; -4.2825Coordinates: 47°47′46″N 4°16′57″W / 47.7961°N 4.2825°W / 47.7961; -4.2825
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Finistère
Arrondissement Quimper
Canton Guilvinec
Intercommunality Pays Bigouden Sud
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jean-Luc Tanneau
Area
 • Land1 2.46 km2 (0.95 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 2,998
 • Population2 density 1,200/km2 (3,200/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 29072 / 29730
Elevation 0–17 m (0–56 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.

Guilvinec or Le Guilvinec (Breton: Ar Gelveneg) is a commune in the Finistère department of Brittany in north-western France.

Population[edit]

Inhabitants of Guilvinec are called in French Guilvinistes.

Historical population of Guilvinec
Year 1881 1886 1891 1896 1901 1906 1911 1921 1926 1931
Population 1968 2603 2939 3620 3884 4092 4429 4584 4715 4518
Year 1936 1946 1954 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2008
Population 4522 4741 4804 5037 5012 4604 4091 3365 3042 2998

Economy[edit]

Guilvinec is an important fishing port.

Breton language[edit]

The municipality launched a linguistic plan through Ya d'ar brezhoneg on 4 February 2006.

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