Pont-Scorff

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Pont-Scorff
Paou-Skorn
The Scorff in Pont-Scorff
The Scorff in Pont-Scorff
Pont-Scorff is located in France
Pont-Scorff
Pont-Scorff
Coordinates: 47°50′06″N 3°24′07″W / 47.835°N 3.4019°W / 47.835; -3.4019Coordinates: 47°50′06″N 3°24′07″W / 47.835°N 3.4019°W / 47.835; -3.4019
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Morbihan
Arrondissement Lorient
Canton Pont-Scorff
Intercommunality Pays de Lorient
Government
 • Mayor (2008—2014) Pierrik Névannen
Area1 23.50 km2 (9.07 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 2,623
 • Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 56179 / 56620
Elevation 2–72 m (6.6–236.2 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.

Pont-Scorff (Breton: Pont-Skorf) is a commune in the Morbihan department of Brittany in north-western France.

It takes its name from the River Scorff, which flows through the town.

Demographics[edit]

Inhabitants of Pont-Scorff are called in French Scorvipontains or Scorffipontais.

Breton language[edit]

The municipality launched a linguistic plan through Ya d'ar brezhoneg on February 22 2008.

In 2008, there was 8,74% of the children attended the bilingual schools in primary education.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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