Radenac

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Radenac
Radeneg
Fountain of St Fiacre
Fountain of St Fiacre
Radenac is located in France
Radenac
Radenac
Coordinates: 47°57′49″N 2°42′41″W / 47.9636°N 2.7114°W / 47.9636; -2.7114Coordinates: 47°57′49″N 2°42′41″W / 47.9636°N 2.7114°W / 47.9636; -2.7114
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Morbihan
Arrondissement Pontivy
Canton Rohan
Intercommunality Pontivy
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernard Le Breton
Area
 • Land1 21.65 km2 (8.36 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 825
 • Population2 density 38/km2 (99/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 56189 / 56500
Elevation 72–131 m (236–430 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.

Radenac (Breton: Radeneg) is a commune in the Morbihan department in Brittany in north-western France.

Geography[edit]

The Ével has its source in the commune.

People[edit]

Cyclist Jean Robic, who won the Tour de France in 1947, spent his childhood in Radenac, where his father owned the local cycle shop. In honour of his great achievement, the commune renamed the street where his home was after him.

Demographics[edit]

Inhabitants of Radenac are called Radenacois.

Twin towns[edit]

Radenac is twinned with a small village of Radnage in Buckinghamshire United Kingdom.

Monuments[edit]

  • The fountain of St Armel (circa 1000)
  • The fountain of St Fiacre (17th century)
  • The chapelle St Fiacre (construction 1390 to 1514).

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