Le Cambout

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Le Cambout
Ar C'hembod
Coat of arms of Le Cambout
Coat of arms
Le Cambout is located in France
Le Cambout
Le Cambout
Coordinates: 48°03′34″N 2°36′33″W / 48.0594°N 2.6092°W / 48.0594; -2.6092Coordinates: 48°03′34″N 2°36′33″W / 48.0594°N 2.6092°W / 48.0594; -2.6092
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Côtes-d'Armor
Arrondissement Saint-Brieuc
Canton La Chèze
Intercommunality Loudéac
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jean-Noël Lagueux
Area1 18.02 km2 (6.96 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 499
 • Density 28/km2 (72/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 22027 / 22210
Elevation 50–137 m (164–449 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.

Le Cambout (Breton: Ar C'hembod, Gallo: Le Canbót) is a commune in the Côtes-d'Armor department of Brittany in northwestern France, within easy reach of the towns of Josselin, Loudeac, and Pontivy.[1] Smaller villages around the area include Bréhan and Plumieux.

The commune is divided into many smaller settlements, among them Bourg, Bas Bourg, and Tréhorel.

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The village of Le Cambout is served by a boulangerie and a tabac.

There is a church in the centre of the village and a separate, well-kept graveyard a little way off. There is a sports field to the west of the village and an area known as L’Étang de gué aux loupes which has facilities such as a lake, children's playground, camping facilities and Boules lanes. There are a number of British-owned gites in the village aimed at attracting foreign tourists to the area.[2]

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 625 —    
1968 718 +14.9%
1975 599 −16.6%
1982 548 −8.5%
1990 549 +0.2%
1999 526 −4.2%
2008 499 −5.1%

Inhabitants of Le Cambout are called Cambutiades in French.

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