Rosporden

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Rosporden
Rosporden
Hotel de ville de Rosporden (Finistere).JPG
Coat of arms of Rosporden
Coat of arms
Rosporden is located in France
Rosporden
Rosporden
Coordinates: 47°57′41″N 3°50′01″W / 47.9614°N 3.8336°W / 47.9614; -3.8336Coordinates: 47°57′41″N 3°50′01″W / 47.9614°N 3.8336°W / 47.9614; -3.8336
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Finistère
Arrondissement Quimper
Canton Rosporden
Intercommunality Concarneau-Cornouaille
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Christine Le Tennier
Area1 57.37 km2 (22.15 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 7,026
 • Density 120/km2 (320/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 29241 / 29140
Elevation 25–171 m (82–561 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.
Notre-Dame de Rosporden

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

The small city specializes in the manufacture of "chouchen," a version of mead native to Bretagne, and is known as "The Capital of Chouchen."

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Inhabitants of Rosporden are called in French Rospordinois.

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 749 —    
1800 765 +2.1%
1806 768 +0.4%
1821 867 +12.9%
1831 927 +6.9%
1836 1,006 +8.5%
1841 1,033 +2.7%
1846 1,048 +1.5%
1851 1,186 +13.2%
1856 1,229 +3.6%
1861 1,242 +1.1%
1866 1,284 +3.4%
1872 1,213 −5.5%
1876 1,325 +9.2%
1881 1,539 +16.2%
1886 1,742 +13.2%
1891 1,847 +6.0%
1896 2,069 +12.0%
1901 2,197 +6.2%
1906 2,360 +7.4%
1911 2,450 +3.8%
1921 2,386 −2.6%
1926 2,438 +2.2%
1931 2,464 +1.1%
1936 2,594 +5.3%
1946 2,887 +11.3%
1954 2,876 −0.4%
1962 3,416 +18.8%
1968 3,378 −1.1%
1975 7,082 +109.7%
1982 6,735 −4.9%
1990 6,485 −3.7%
1999 6,442 −0.7%
2008 7,026 +9.1%

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