Scaër

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Scaër
Skaer
Town hall
Town hall
Scaër is located in France
Scaër
Scaër
Coordinates: 48°01′41″N 3°42′03″W / 48.0281°N 3.7008°W / 48.0281; -3.7008Coordinates: 48°01′41″N 3°42′03″W / 48.0281°N 3.7008°W / 48.0281; -3.7008
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Finistère
Arrondissement Quimper
Canton Scaër
Intercommunality Pays de Quimperlé
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jean-Yves Le Goff
Area
 • Land1 117.58 km2 (45.40 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 5,198
 • Population2 density 44/km2 (110/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 29274 / 29390
Elevation 65–242 m (213–794 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.

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

Population[edit]

Inhabitants of Scaër are called in French Scaërois.

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1793 4,035 —    
1800 4,567 +13.2%
1806 3,598 −21.2%
1821 3,460 −3.8%
1831 3,676 +6.2%
1836 3,937 +7.1%
1841 4,005 +1.7%
1846 4,156 +3.8%
1851 4,304 +3.6%
1856 4,343 +0.9%
1861 4,278 −1.5%
1866 4,471 +4.5%
1872 4,394 −1.7%
1876 4,747 +8.0%
1881 4,891 +3.0%
1886 5,403 +10.5%
1891 5,686 +5.2%
1896 5,939 +4.4%
1901 6,243 +5.1%
1906 6,565 +5.2%
1911 6,676 +1.7%
1921 6,581 −1.4%
1926 6,697 +1.8%
1931 7,118 +6.3%
1936 7,402 +4.0%
1946 7,838 +5.9%
1954 7,204 −8.1%
1962 7,176 −0.4%
1968 6,999 −2.5%
1975 6,556 −6.3%
1982 5,968 −9.0%
1990 5,555 −6.9%
1999 5,275 −5.0%
2008 5,198 −1.5%

Breton language[edit]

The municipality launched a linguistic plan through Ya d'ar brezhoneg on March 20, 2007.

In 2008, 11.62% of primary-school children attended bilingual schools.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (French) Ofis ar Brezhoneg: Enseignement bilingue

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