Guissény

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Guissény
Gwiseni
Guissény is located in France
Guissény
Guissény
Coordinates: 48°38′05″N 4°24′27″W / 48.6347°N 4.4075°W / 48.6347; -4.4075Coordinates: 48°38′05″N 4°24′27″W / 48.6347°N 4.4075°W / 48.6347; -4.4075
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Finistère
Arrondissement Brest
Canton Lannilis
Intercommunality Pays de Lesneven et de la Côte des Légendes
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Raphaël Rapin
Area
 • Land1 25.18 km2 (9.72 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 1,886
 • Population2 density 75/km2 (190/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 29077 / 29880
Elevation 0–77 m (0–253 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.

Guissény (Breton: Gwiseni) is a commune in the Finistère department of Brittany in north-western France.

Population[edit]

Inhabitants of Guissény are called in French Guisséniens.

Historical population of Guissény
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2008
Population 2368 2104 1948 1887 1850 1783 1886

Breton language[edit]

In 2009, 21.55% of primary-school children attended bilingual schools.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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