Plouguerneau

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Plouguerneau
Plougerne
Plouguerneau is located in France
Plouguerneau
Plouguerneau
Coordinates: 48°36′28″N 4°30′15″W / 48.6078°N 4.5042°W / 48.6078; -4.5042Coordinates: 48°36′28″N 4°30′15″W / 48.6078°N 4.5042°W / 48.6078; -4.5042
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Finistère
Arrondissement Brest
Canton Lannilis
Intercommunality Plabennec et des Abers
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Yannig Robin
Area1 43.33 km2 (16.73 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 6,275
 • Density 140/km2 (380/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 29195 / 29880
Elevation 0–79 m (0–259 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.

Plouguerneau (Breton: Plougerne) is a commune in the Finistère department of Brittany in north-western France.

International relations[edit]

The commune is twinned with a number of villages in South East Cornwall, England, including:

Population[edit]

Inhabitants of Plouguerneau are called in French Plouguernéens.

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 3,367 —    
1800 3,725 +10.6%
1806 5,168 +38.7%
1821 5,518 +6.8%
1831 5,546 +0.5%
1836 5,550 +0.1%
1841 5,311 −4.3%
1846 5,902 +11.1%
1851 6,246 +5.8%
1856 5,922 −5.2%
1861 5,868 −0.9%
1866 6,033 +2.8%
1872 5,778 −4.2%
1876 5,951 +3.0%
1881 5,852 −1.7%
1886 5,832 −0.3%
1891 5,724 −1.9%
1896 5,603 −2.1%
1901 5,631 +0.5%
1906 5,824 +3.4%
1911 5,826 +0.0%
1921 5,688 −2.4%
1926 5,784 +1.7%
1931 5,937 +2.6%
1936 5,782 −2.6%
1946 6,180 +6.9%
1954 6,010 −2.8%
1962 6,066 +0.9%
1968 5,750 −5.2%
1975 5,467 −4.9%
1982 5,317 −2.7%
1990 5,255 −1.2%
1999 5,631 +7.2%
2008 6,275 +11.4%

Breton language[edit]

In 2008, 12.52% of primary-school children attended bilingual schools.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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