Saint-Coulomb

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Saint-Coulomb
Sant-Kouloum
Mettrie aux louets.jpg
Coat of arms of Saint-Coulomb
Coat of arms
Saint-Coulomb is located in France
Saint-Coulomb
Saint-Coulomb
Coordinates: 48°40′33″N 1°54′37″W / 48.6758°N 1.9103°W / 48.6758; -1.9103Coordinates: 48°40′33″N 1°54′37″W / 48.6758°N 1.9103°W / 48.6758; -1.9103
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Ille-et-Vilaine
Arrondissement Saint-Malo
Canton Cancale
Intercommunality Saint-Malo
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Loïc Levillain
Area
 • Land1 18.04 km2 (6.97 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 2,454
 • Population2 density 140/km2 (350/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 35263 / 35350
Elevation 0–52 m (0–171 ft)
(avg. 40 m or 130 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.

Saint-Coulomb (Breton: Sant-Kouloum) is a commune in the Ille-et-Vilaine department in Brittany in northwestern France.

Population[edit]

Inhabitants are called colombanais in French.

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 1,390 —    
1968 1,542 +10.9%
1975 1,611 +4.5%
1982 1,746 +8.4%
1990 1,938 +11.0%
1999 2,168 +11.9%
2009 2,454 +13.2%

History[edit]

Its name comes from Saint Colomban, who came in the years 580 - 590. Accompagnied by several monks, he crossed the English Channel and arrived either on the Du Guesclin beach, either a few hundreds meters further in the west.

Beaches[edit]

This commune has several beaches, very frequented by tourists in summer.

Malouinières[edit]

The Malouinières are historic buildings built between 1650 and 1730 within 12 km (7.5 mi) of Saint Malo, by its shipbuilders who wanted to escape the congested city, while staying close enough to the centre (within two hours on horseback) to take care of their ships and their cargos.

Neighboring communes[edit]

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