Ploumoguer

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Ploumoguer
Ploñger
Ploumoguer is located in France
Ploumoguer
Ploumoguer
Coordinates: 48°24′12″N 4°43′19″W / 48.4033°N 4.7219°W / 48.4033; -4.7219Coordinates: 48°24′12″N 4°43′19″W / 48.4033°N 4.7219°W / 48.4033; -4.7219
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Finistère
Arrondissement Brest
Canton Saint-Renan
Intercommunality Pays d'Iroise
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Didier Pluvinage
Area
 • Land1 38.93 km2 (15.03 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 1,919
 • Population2 density 49/km2 (130/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 29201 / 29810
Elevation 0–141 m (0–463 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.

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

Population[edit]

Inhabitants of Ploumoguer are called in French Ploumoguérois.

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1881 1,470 —    
1901 1,884 +28.2%
1911 1,938 +2.9%
1926 1,853 −4.4%
1936 1,724 −7.0%
1946 1,707 −1.0%
1954 1,648 −3.5%
1962 1,562 −5.2%
1968 1,475 −5.6%
1975 1,361 −7.7%
1982 1,560 +14.6%
1990 1,602 +2.7%
1999 1,646 +2.7%
2008 1,919 +16.6%

Notable people[edit]

  • Jean Causeur - 1643-1771, butcher who was said to have lived to 131 years of age. Modern scrutiny of his birth records reveal that he was probably born in around 1665, making his age of death around 109 years, still an exceptional age for his time.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ L.-L. B. Petersen and B. Jeune, ISBN 87-7838-466-4 ISSN 0909-119X , Odense, 2003; http://www.demogr.mpg.de/books/odense/6/03.htm

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