Le Relecq-Kerhuon

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Le Relecq-Kerhuon
Ar Releg-Kerhuon
Le Relecq-Kerhuon is located in France
Le Relecq-Kerhuon
Le Relecq-Kerhuon
Coordinates: 48°24′33″N 4°23′44″W / 48.4092°N 4.3956°W / 48.4092; -4.3956Coordinates: 48°24′33″N 4°23′44″W / 48.4092°N 4.3956°W / 48.4092; -4.3956
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Finistère
Arrondissement Brest
Canton Guipavas
Intercommunality Brest Métropole Océane
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Yohann Nédélec
Area1 6.43 km2 (2.48 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 10,743
 • Density 1,700/km2 (4,300/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 29235 / 29480
Elevation 0–96 m (0–315 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 Relecq-Kerhuon (Breton: Ar Releg-Kerhuon) is a commune in the Finistère department of Brittany in north-western France.

Population[edit]

Inhabitants of Le Relecq-Kerhuon are called in French Relecquois or Kerhorres.

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1896 3,523 —    
1901 3,772 +7.1%
1906 4,295 +13.9%
1911 4,376 +1.9%
1921 4,878 +11.5%
1926 4,282 −12.2%
1931 4,275 −0.2%
1936 4,696 +9.8%
1946 6,021 +28.2%
1954 5,985 −0.6%
1962 6,526 +9.0%
1968 7,001 +7.3%
1975 8,499 +21.4%
1982 9,286 +9.3%
1990 10,569 +13.8%
1999 10,851 +2.7%
2008 10,783 −0.6%

Breton language[edit]

The municipality launched a linguistic plan through Ya d'ar brezhoneg on September 2, 2005.

International relations[edit]

United Kingdom Cornwall Le Relecq-Kerhuonx is twinned with Bodmin in Cornwall, UK.

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