Ploeren

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Ploeren
Ploveren
The stone arch at the entrance to Ploeren
The stone arch at the entrance to Ploeren
Coat of arms of Ploeren
Coat of arms
Ploeren is located in France
Ploeren
Ploeren
Coordinates: 47°39′25″N 2°51′54″W / 47.657°N 2.865°W / 47.657; -2.865Coordinates: 47°39′25″N 2°51′54″W / 47.657°N 2.865°W / 47.657; -2.865
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Morbihan
Arrondissement Vannes
Canton Vannes-Ouest
Intercommunality Pays de Vannes
Government
 • Mayor (2008—2014) Corentin Hily
Area1 20.44 km2 (7.89 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 3,984
 • Density 190/km2 (500/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 56164 / 56880
Elevation 3–58 m (9.8–190.3 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.

Ploeren (Breton: Ploveren) is a commune in the Morbihan department of the region of Brittany in north-western France.

Breton language[edit]

In 2008, there was 3,50% of the children attending the bilingual schools in primary education.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Inhabitants of Ploeren are called Plérinois.

At the census of 1999, the town had a population of 3,984. The estimate for 2007 was 6,004.

People[edit]

Ploeren was the birthplace of:

Twin towns[edit]

Ploeren is paired with: Samtgemeinde Land Wursten (Germany)

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