Louargat

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Louargat
Louergad
Louargat - église ND des Neiges 01.jpg
Louargat is located in France
Louargat
Louargat
Coordinates: 48°33′59″N 3°20′14″W / 48.5664°N 3.3372°W / 48.5664; -3.3372Coordinates: 48°33′59″N 3°20′14″W / 48.5664°N 3.3372°W / 48.5664; -3.3372
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Côtes-d'Armor
Arrondissement Guingamp
Canton Belle-Isle-en-Terre
Intercommunality Pays de Belle-Isle-en-Terre
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Brigitte Le Guesclou-Godfroy
Area
 • Land1 57.23 km2 (22.10 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 2,230
 • Population2 density 39/km2 (100/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 22135 / 22540
Elevation 100–301 m (328–988 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.

Louargat (Breton: Louergad) is a commune in the Côtes-d'Armor department of Brittany in northwestern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1793 4,031 —    
1800 3,529 −12.5%
1806 4,419 +25.2%
1821 5,005 +13.3%
1831 5,004 −0.0%
1836 3,833 −23.4%
1841 4,042 +5.5%
1846 4,249 +5.1%
1851 4,428 +4.2%
1856 4,277 −3.4%
1861 4,328 +1.2%
1866 4,357 +0.7%
1872 4,580 +5.1%
1876 4,612 +0.7%
1881 4,311 −6.5%
1886 4,416 +2.4%
1891 4,375 −0.9%
1896 4,346 −0.7%
1901 4,071 −6.3%
1906 3,970 −2.5%
1911 3,779 −4.8%
1921 3,466 −8.3%
1926 3,517 +1.5%
1931 3,104 −11.7%
1936 3,067 −1.2%
1946 2,762 −9.9%
1954 2,570 −7.0%
1962 2,428 −5.5%
1968 2,340 −3.6%
1975 2,179 −6.9%
1982 2,224 +2.1%
1990 2,128 −4.3%
1999 2,126 −0.1%
2008 2,230 +4.9%

Inhabitants of Louargat are called Louargatais in French.

Breton language[edit]

The municipality launched a linguistic plan through Ya d'ar brezhoneg on June 14, 2007. In 2008, 16.06% of primary school children attended bilingual schools.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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