Plourin-lès-Morlaix

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Plourin-lès-Morlaix
Plourin Menhir : Once a milestone on the Roman road.
Plourin Menhir : Once a milestone on the Roman road.
Plourin-lès-Morlaix is located in France
Plourin-lès-Morlaix
Plourin-lès-Morlaix
Coordinates: 48°32′07″N 3°47′22″W / 48.5353°N 3.7894°W / 48.5353; -3.7894Coordinates: 48°32′07″N 3°47′22″W / 48.5353°N 3.7894°W / 48.5353; -3.7894
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Finistère
Arrondissement Morlaix
Canton Morlaix
Intercommunality Morlaix
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jacques Brigant
Area
 • Land1 40.92 km2 (15.80 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 4,538
 • Population2 density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 29207 / 29600
Elevation 8–242 m (26–794 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.

Plourin-lès-Morlaix (Breton: Plourin-Montroulez) is a commune in the Finistère department of Brittany in north-western France.

Population[edit]

Inhabitants of Plourin-lès-Morlaix are called in French Plourinois.

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1793 2,230 —    
1800 1,860 −16.6%
1806 2,168 +16.6%
1821 2,720 +25.5%
1831 3,020 +11.0%
1836 3,065 +1.5%
1841 3,070 +0.2%
1846 3,115 +1.5%
1851 3,121 +0.2%
1856 3,013 −3.5%
1861 3,145 +4.4%
1866 3,218 +2.3%
1872 3,109 −3.4%
1876 3,125 +0.5%
1881 2,988 −4.4%
1886 3,007 +0.6%
1891 2,900 −3.6%
1896 2,847 −1.8%
1901 2,718 −4.5%
1906 2,736 +0.7%
1911 2,637 −3.6%
1921 2,420 −8.2%
1926 2,364 −2.3%
1931 2,219 −6.1%
1936 2,192 −1.2%
1946 2,111 −3.7%
1954 2,002 −5.2%
1962 2,008 +0.3%
1968 2,348 +16.9%
1975 3,649 +55.4%
1982 4,311 +18.1%
1990 4,176 −3.1%
1999 4,250 +1.8%
2008 4,808 +13.1%

Sights[edit]

The church[edit]

The Notre Dame church backs up to the end of 17th century – beginning of 18th. The taxus next to the entrance is supposed to be one thousand years old.

Plourin lès Morlaix church (Feb 2010)

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