Trégastel

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Trégastel
Tregastell
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Coat of arms of Trégastel
Coat of arms
Trégastel is located in France
Trégastel
Trégastel
Coordinates: 48°48′41″N 3°29′56″W / 48.8114°N 3.4989°W / 48.8114; -3.4989Coordinates: 48°48′41″N 3°29′56″W / 48.8114°N 3.4989°W / 48.8114; -3.4989
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Côtes-d'Armor
Arrondissement Lannion
Canton Perros-Guirec
Intercommunality Lannion Trégor
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Paul Droniou
Area
 • Land1 7.00 km2 (2.70 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 2,412
 • Population2 density 340/km2 (890/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 22353 / 22730
Elevation 0–71 m (0–233 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.

Trégastel (Breton: Tregastell) is a commune in the Côtes-d'Armor department of the region of Brittany in northwestern France.

Trégastel is situated between Perros-Guirec and Pleumeur-Bodou. Lannion, is 10 kilometres far away.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 867 —    
1800 659 −24.0%
1806 709 +7.6%
1821 862 +21.6%
1831 944 +9.5%
1836 1,011 +7.1%
1841 985 −2.6%
1846 1,031 +4.7%
1851 1,113 +8.0%
1856 1,036 −6.9%
1861 1,078 +4.1%
1866 1,080 +0.2%
1872 1,086 +0.6%
1876 1,078 −0.7%
1881 1,096 +1.7%
1886 1,141 +4.1%
1891 1,108 −2.9%
1896 1,224 +10.5%
1901 1,250 +2.1%
1906 1,361 +8.9%
1911 1,286 −5.5%
1921 1,320 +2.6%
1926 1,467 +11.1%
1931 1,398 −4.7%
1936 1,449 +3.6%
1946 1,521 +5.0%
1954 1,687 +10.9%
1962 1,670 −1.0%
1968 1,742 +4.3%
1975 2,013 +15.6%
1982 2,063 +2.5%
1990 2,201 +6.7%
1999 2,234 +1.5%
2008 2,412 +8.0%

Inhabitants of Trégastel are called trégastellois in French.

Breton language[edit]

The municipality launched a linguistic plan through Ya d'ar brezhoneg on February, 2008.

In 2008, 16.5% of primary school children attended bilingual schools.[1]

International relations[edit]

These are the official sister cities of Trégastel:

Religious monuments[edit]

  • Church in the bourg
  • Ste Anne des rochers chapel
  • St Golgon chapel

The Costaérès castle[edit]

In 1892, Bruno Abakanowicz bought a small island called Costaérès in Trégastel where until 1896 he erected a neo-Gothic manor.

Marine aquarium of Trégastel[edit]

Since 1967, Trégastel has been home to a marine aquarium, built within a large, naturally occurring, outcrop of pink granite rocks.

Gallery[edit]

The château de Costaérès in Trégastel, and the seven islands in the background

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]