|• Mayor (2014–2020)||Yves Le Plénier|
|• Land1||6.79 km2 (2.62 sq mi)|
|• Population2 density||160/km2 (400/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||22384 / 22460|
|Elevation||116–238 m (381–781 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.
Uzel (or Uzel-près-l'Oust) is a commune in the Côtes-d'Armor department in Brittany in northwestern France. It is about 100 km (62 mi) west-northwest of Rennes and 15 km (9.3 mi) north-northwest of Loudéac.
The old school in the centre of Uzel was the scene of torture and killings by the Nazis and by the French Nazi sympathisers Bezen Perrot in 1944.
The inhabitants of Uzel are known in French as uzelais.
- Fulgence Bienvenüe, chief engineer for the Paris Métro in 1896, was born in Uzel in 1852.
- Alphonse Guépin, architect, born in Uzel in 1808.
- Yves Morvan, romanesque art specialist, born in Uzel in 1932.
- "Uzel-près-l'Oust". Service Public.fr (in French).
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