Ploemeur

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Ploemeur
Plañvour
Lomener1610 43.JPG
Ploemeur is located in France
Ploemeur
Ploemeur
Coordinates: 47°44′14″N 3°25′34″W / 47.7372°N 3.4261°W / 47.7372; -3.4261Coordinates: 47°44′14″N 3°25′34″W / 47.7372°N 3.4261°W / 47.7372; -3.4261
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Morbihan
Arrondissement Lorient
Canton Ploemeur
Intercommunality Pays de Lorient
Government
 • Mayor (2014 — 2020) Ronan Loas
Area
 • Land1 39.72 km2 (15.34 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 18,304
 • Population2 density 460/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 56162 / 56270
Elevation −1–55 m (−3.3–180.4 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.

Ploemeur (Plañvour in Breton) is a commune in the Morbihan department in the region of Brittany in north-western France.

The inhabitants are called the Ploemeurois.

Breton language[edit]

The municipality launched a linguistic plan through Ya d'ar brezhoneg on 18 April 2006.

Etymology[edit]

The current name of the city of Ploemeur comes from the old Breton Plo Meur meaning "Grande Paroisse" in French and "Big Parish" in English.

Geography[edit]

Ploemeur is close to Lorient (Breton: An Oriant), a sub-prefecture of Morbihan.

Photographs of the Port of Lomener[edit]

People[edit]

International relations[edit]

Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Ploemeur is twinned with:

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References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Infoveriti (2011). "KOMITET MIAST BLIŹNIACZYCH NOWA DĘBA - FERMOY - PLOEMEUR - KRS - InfoVeriti". infoveriti.pl. Retrieved 30 May 2011. 
  2. ^ Nowa Dęba City Council (2011). "Oficjalna strona Miasta i Gminy Nowa Dęba / Organizacje pozarządowe". nowadeba.pl. Retrieved 30 May 2011. 

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