Riec-sur-Belon

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Riec-sur-Belon
Rieg
Riec-sur-Belon is located in France
Riec-sur-Belon
Riec-sur-Belon
Coordinates: 47°50′41″N 3°41′36″W / 47.8447°N 3.6933°W / 47.8447; -3.6933Coordinates: 47°50′41″N 3°41′36″W / 47.8447°N 3.6933°W / 47.8447; -3.6933
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Finistère
Arrondissement Quimper
Canton Pont-Aven
Intercommunality Pays de Quimperlé
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Sébastien Miossec
Area1 54.64 km2 (21.10 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 4,162
 • Density 76/km2 (200/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 29236 / 29340
Elevation 0–94 m (0–308 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.

Riec-sur-Belon (Breton: Rieg) is a commune in the Finistère departmentof Brittany in north-western France.

Population[edit]

Inhabitants of Riec-sur-Belon are called in French Riécois.

Historical population of Riec-sur-Belon
Year 1793 1800 1806 1821 1831 1836 1841 1846 1851 1856
Population 2510 2625 2305 2591 2750 2855 2734 3110 3108 3109
Year 1861 1866 1872 1876 1881 1886 1891 1896 1901 1906
Population 3178 3155 3135 3403 3780 3901 4205 4418 4619 4824
Year 1911 1921 1926 1931 1936 1946 1954 1962 1968 1975
Population 4939 4520 4532 4458 4301 4418 4206 4389 4308 4158
Year 1982 1990 1999 2008
Population 4059 4014 4008 4162

Breton language[edit]

The municipality launched a linguistic plan through Ya d'ar brezhoneg on December 16, 2008.

International relations[edit]

Riec-sur-Belon is twinned with:

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