Landéda

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Landéda
Landeda
Landéda is located in France
Landéda
Landéda
Coordinates: 48°35′19″N 4°34′12″W / 48.5886°N 4.5700°W / 48.5886; -4.5700Coordinates: 48°35′19″N 4°34′12″W / 48.5886°N 4.5700°W / 48.5886; -4.5700
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Finistère
Arrondissement Brest
Canton Lannilis
Intercommunality Plabennec et des Abers
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Christine Chevalier
Area
 • Land1 10.98 km2 (4.24 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 3,628
 • Population2 density 330/km2 (860/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 29101 / 29870
Elevation 0–57 m (0–187 ft)
Website www.landeda.fr

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.

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

Geography[edit]

The coastal commune of Landéda forms a peninsula between two rias, the Aber Wrac'h to the north and the Aber-Benoît to the south.

History[edit]

  • 1790: commune established
  • 1822: linked with the commune of Brouennou
  • 1829: annexed the commune of Brouennou

Population[edit]

Inhabitants of Landéda are called in French Landédaens.

Historical population of Landéda
Year 1793 1800 1806 1821 1831 1836 1841 1846 1851 1856
Population 1353 1311 1344 1398 1980 2093 2177 2068 2133 2135
Year 1861 1866 1872 1876 1881 1886 1891 1896 1901 1906
Population 2095 2159 2004 2066 2061 2057 2028 2043 2018 2161
Year 1911 1921 1926 1931 1936 1946 1954 1962 1968 1975
Population 2227 2191 2215 2235 2191 2317 2329 2231 2136 2134
Year 1982 1990 1999 2008
Population 2281 2666 2949 3628

Sea rescue[edit]

Landeda is the base for the high-speed rescue motorboat located at the port of Aber Wrac'h. The rescue service is operated by volunteers. The rescue motorboat is named the President Joseph Oulhen, which is the name of a former manager of the service who died in service in 1986.

Economy[edit]

The port of the Aber Wrac'h is within the territory of the commune. It includes a marina managed by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Brest.

Sights[edit]

  • Sainte-Marguerite chapel
  • Troménec chapel
  • Brouennou chapel

Other notable sights include an abbey, a manor, many stone crosses and islands with ancient ruins.

Associations[edit]

  • Oak Theatre Company
  • Vrac'h Amateur Theatre

See also[edit]

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