Sizun

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Sizun
Arc de Triomphe in Sizun
Arc de Triomphe in Sizun
Sizun is located in France
Sizun
Sizun
Coordinates: 48°24′21″N 4°04′34″W / 48.4058°N 4.0761°W / 48.4058; -4.0761Coordinates: 48°24′21″N 4°04′34″W / 48.4058°N 4.0761°W / 48.4058; -4.0761
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Finistère
Arrondissement Morlaix
Canton Sizun
Intercommunality Pays de Landivisiau
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jean-Pierre Breton
Area1 58.14 km2 (22.45 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 2,216
 • Density 38/km2 (99/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 29277 / 29450
Elevation 61–382 m (200–1,253 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.

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

Population[edit]

Inhabitants of Sizun are called in French Sizuniens.

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 2,888 —    
1800 2,899 +0.4%
1806 2,887 −0.4%
1821 3,156 +9.3%
1831 3,638 +15.3%
1836 3,650 +0.3%
1841 3,758 +3.0%
1846 3,843 +2.3%
1851 3,900 +1.5%
1856 3,945 +1.2%
1861 3,960 +0.4%
1866 3,875 −2.1%
1872 3,716 −4.1%
1876 3,861 +3.9%
1881 3,879 +0.5%
1886 3,808 −1.8%
1891 3,702 −2.8%
1896 3,577 −3.4%
1901 3,685 +3.0%
1906 3,661 −0.7%
1911 3,528 −3.6%
1921 3,343 −5.2%
1926 3,121 −6.6%
1931 2,969 −4.9%
1936 2,830 −4.7%
1946 2,608 −7.8%
1954 2,396 −8.1%
1962 2,201 −8.1%
1968 2,025 −8.0%
1975 1,787 −11.8%
1982 1,765 −1.2%
1990 1,728 −2.1%
1999 1,850 +7.1%
2008 2,216 +19.8%

Breton language[edit]

In 2008, 19.74% of primary-school children attended bilingual schools.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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