Landivisiau

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Landivisiau
Landivizio
The church in Landivisiau
The church in Landivisiau
Coat of arms of Landivisiau
Coat of arms
Landivisiau is located in France
Landivisiau
Landivisiau
Coordinates: 48°30′36″N 4°04′01″W / 48.5100°N 4.0669°W / 48.5100; -4.0669Coordinates: 48°30′36″N 4°04′01″W / 48.5100°N 4.0669°W / 48.5100; -4.0669
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Finistère
Arrondissement Morlaix
Canton Landivisiau
Intercommunality Pays de Landivisiau
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Laurence Claisse
Area1 18.98 km2 (7.33 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 8,964
 • Density 470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 29105 / 29400
Elevation 32–126 m (105–413 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.

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

Air base[edit]

Landivisiau is home to the Landivisiau Naval Air Base (French).

International relations[edit]

It is twinned with Bideford in the southwest of the United Kingdom and Bad Sooden-Allendorf in Hesse, Germany.

Population[edit]

Inhabitants of Landivisiau are called in French Landivisiens.

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 2,360 —    
1800 2,124 −10.0%
1806 2,690 +26.6%
1821 2,547 −5.3%
1831 2,853 +12.0%
1836 3,031 +6.2%
1841 3,217 +6.1%
1846 3,482 +8.2%
1851 3,420 −1.8%
1856 3,304 −3.4%
1861 3,317 +0.4%
1866 3,211 −3.2%
1872 3,203 −0.2%
1876 3,359 +4.9%
1881 3,706 +10.3%
1886 4,002 +8.0%
1891 4,079 +1.9%
1896 4,240 +3.9%
1901 4,354 +2.7%
1906 4,385 +0.7%
1911 4,713 +7.5%
1921 4,647 −1.4%
1926 4,544 −2.2%
1931 4,543 −0.0%
1936 4,518 −0.6%
1946 5,445 +20.5%
1954 4,926 −9.5%
1962 5,583 +13.3%
1968 6,174 +10.6%
1975 7,605 +23.2%
1982 7,964 +4.7%
1990 8,254 +3.6%
1999 8,759 +6.1%
2008 8,964 +2.3%

Breton language[edit]

In 2008, 7.11% of primary-school children attended bilingual schools.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]