Uzel

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Uzel
Uzel
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Coat of arms of Uzel
Coat of arms
Uzel is located in France
Uzel
Uzel
Coordinates: 48°17′N 2°50′W / 48.28°N 2.84°W / 48.28; -2.84Coordinates: 48°17′N 2°50′W / 48.28°N 2.84°W / 48.28; -2.84
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Côtes-d'Armor
Arrondissement Saint-Brieuc
Canton Uzel
Intercommunality Pays d'Uzel-près-l'Oust
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Yves Le Plénier
Area
 • Land1 6.79 km2 (2.62 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 1,056
 • 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[1]) 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.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 857 —    
1968 899 +4.9%
1975 926 +3.0%
1982 990 +6.9%
1990 943 −4.7%
1999 897 −4.9%
2008 1,056 +17.7%

The inhabitants of Uzel are known in French as uzelais.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Uzel-près-l'Oust". Service Public.fr (in French). 

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