Saint-Jean-Brévelay

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Saint-Jean-Brévelay
Sant-Yann-Brevele
Saint-Jean-Brévelay is located in France
Saint-Jean-Brévelay
Saint-Jean-Brévelay
Coordinates: 47°50′45″N 2°43′15″W / 47.8458°N 2.7208°W / 47.8458; -2.7208Coordinates: 47°50′45″N 2°43′15″W / 47.8458°N 2.7208°W / 47.8458; -2.7208
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Morbihan
Arrondissement Pontivy
Canton Saint-Jean-Brévelay
Intercommunality Saint-Jean-Brévelay Communauté
Government
 • Mayor (2008—2014) Guénaël Robin
Area1 41.83 km2 (16.15 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 2,368
 • Density 57/km2 (150/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 56222 / 56660
Elevation 42–164 m (138–538 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-Jean-Brévelay (Breton: Sant-Yann-Brevele) is a commune in the Morbihan department of Brittany in north-western France.

Demographics[edit]

Inhabitants of Saint-Jean-Brévelay are called in French Brévelais.

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Twin towns – Sister cities[edit]

Saint-Jean-Brévelay is twinned with:

Administration[edit]

History[edit]

Sport[edit]

Football[edit]

Nowaydays, two clubs bear the name of Saint-Jean-Brévelay, Espérance Football-Club de Saint-Jean-Brévelay and Amicale Sportive Brévelaise. Both clubs share the Stade Municipal for their home games. There are two clubs in this small city for historical and religious reasons, the first one is catholic and the second one is secular.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "British towns twinned with French towns". Archant Community Media Ltd. Retrieved 2013-07-11. 

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