Plouhinec, Finistère

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Plouhinec
Ploeneg
Bay of Pors Poulhan - Harbour of Plouhinec
Bay of Pors Poulhan - Harbour of Plouhinec
Plouhinec is located in France
Plouhinec
Plouhinec
Coordinates: 48°00′51″N 4°29′11″W / 48.014300°N 4.486300°W / 48.014300; -4.486300Coordinates: 48°00′51″N 4°29′11″W / 48.014300°N 4.486300°W / 48.014300; -4.486300
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Finistère
Arrondissement Quimper
Canton Pont-Croix
Intercommunality Cap-Sizun
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Bruno Le Port
Area
 • Land1 28.05 km2 (10.83 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 4,267
 • Population2 density 150/km2 (390/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 29197 / 29780
Elevation 0–104 m (0–341 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.

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

The commune lies on the road from Pont-l'Abbé to Audierne.

Landmarks in the town include the Saint-Winoc Church, which dates from the sixteenth century, and the scenic, small natural port of the borough of Pors-Poulhan. Its smooth white-sand beaches with their light surf are ideal for families with children.

The village contains sculptures by locally born artist René Quillivic.

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Historical population of Plouhinec, Finistère
Year 1793 1800 1806 1821 1831 1836 1841 1846 1851 1856
Population 1854 1792 1826 2304 2579 2732 2815 3014 3052 3190
Year 1861 1866 1872 1876 1881 1886 1891 1896 1901 1906
Population 3378 3736 3744 4023 4262 4596 4921 5507 6042 6435
Year 1911 1921 1926 1931 1936 1946 1954 1962 1968 1975
Population 6512 6549 6783 6738 6573 6219 6319 6036 5792 5361
Year 1982 1990 1999 2008
Population 4900 4524 4106 4267
Sunset on the Plouhinec beach
Cormorants at the Harbour of Pors-Poulhan

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