Saint-Rivoal

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Saint-Rivoal
Sant-Riwal
Saint-Rivoal is located in France
Saint-Rivoal
Saint-Rivoal
Coordinates: 48°20′59″N 3°59′40″W / 48.3497°N 3.9944°W / 48.3497; -3.9944Coordinates: 48°20′59″N 3°59′40″W / 48.3497°N 3.9944°W / 48.3497; -3.9944
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Finistère
Arrondissement Châteaulin
Canton Pleyben
Intercommunality Yeun Elez
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Yves-Claude Guillou
Area
 • Land1 18.69 km2 (7.22 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 171
 • Population2 density 9.1/km2 (24/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 29261 / 29190
Elevation 110–381 m (361–1,250 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-Rivoal (Breton: Sant-Riwal) is a commune in the Finistère department of Brittany in north-western France.

Population[edit]

Inhabitants of Saint-Rivoal are called in French Saint-Rivoaliens.

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1926 579 —    
1931 509 −12.1%
1936 490 −3.7%
1946 424 −13.5%
1954 358 −15.6%
1962 311 −13.1%
1968 257 −17.4%
1975 225 −12.5%
1982 208 −7.6%
1990 172 −17.3%
1999 164 −4.7%
2008 171 +4.3%

Breton language[edit]

As of 2010 and previous years, all primary-school children (numbering about 30), attended the bilingual public school.[1][2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (French) Ofis ar Brezhoneg: Enseignement bilingue
  2. ^ (Breton) (French) Ecole publique bilingue de Saint-Rivoal

External links[edit]