Saint-Renan

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Saint-Renan
Lokournan
Saint-Renan is located in France
Saint-Renan
Saint-Renan
Coordinates: 48°25′54″N 4°37′14″W / 48.4317°N 4.6206°W / 48.4317; -4.6206Coordinates: 48°25′54″N 4°37′14″W / 48.4317°N 4.6206°W / 48.4317; -4.6206
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Finistère
Arrondissement Brest
Canton Saint-Renan
Intercommunality Pays d'Iroise
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Gilles Mounier
Area
 • Land1 13.31 km2 (5.14 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 7,341
 • Population2 density 550/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 29260 / 29290
Elevation 26–97 m (85–318 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-Renan (Breton: Lokournan) is a commune in the Finistère department of Brittany in north-western France.

Population[edit]

Inhabitants of Saint-Renan are called in French Renanais.

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 886 —    
1800 908 +2.5%
1806 841 −7.4%
1821 1,043 +24.0%
1831 1,074 +3.0%
1836 1,094 +1.9%
1841 1,027 −6.1%
1846 1,010 −1.7%
1851 1,282 +26.9%
1856 1,246 −2.8%
1861 1,241 −0.4%
1866 1,277 +2.9%
1872 1,307 +2.3%
1876 1,497 +14.5%
1881 1,569 +4.8%
1886 1,758 +12.0%
1891 1,806 +2.7%
1896 1,815 +0.5%
1901 1,954 +7.7%
1906 2,087 +6.8%
1911 2,218 +6.3%
1921 2,172 −2.1%
1926 2,158 −0.6%
1931 2,099 −2.7%
1936 2,188 +4.2%
1946 2,860 +30.7%
1954 2,682 −6.2%
1962 3,077 +14.7%
1968 3,488 +13.4%
1975 4,550 +30.4%
1982 5,542 +21.8%
1990 6,576 +18.7%
1999 6,820 +3.7%
2008 7,341 +7.6%

Breton language[edit]

In 2008, 0.82% of primary-school children attended bilingual schools.

Notable natives and residents[edit]

  • Nolwenn Leroy, singer and songwriter, who rose to fame after winning the second series of the French television reality show, Star Academy.

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