Arzano, Finistère

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Arzano
An Arzhanaou
The parish church of Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens, in Arzano
The parish church of Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens, in Arzano
Coat of arms of Arzano
Coat of arms
Arzano is located in France
Arzano
Arzano
Coordinates: 47°54′07″N 3°26′20″W / 47.9019°N 3.4389°W / 47.9019; -3.4389Coordinates: 47°54′07″N 3°26′20″W / 47.9019°N 3.4389°W / 47.9019; -3.4389
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Finistère
Arrondissement Quimper
Canton Arzano
Intercommunality Pays de Quimperlé
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Anne Borry
Area1 34.04 km2 (13.14 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,402
 • Density 41/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 29002 / 29300

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.

Arzano (Breton: An Arzhanaou) is a commune in the Finistère department in Brittany in northwestern France. It lies on the D22 road.

Population[edit]

Inhabitants of Arzano are called Arzanois.

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1806 1,757 —    
1821 1,834 +4.4%
1831 1,873 +2.1%
1836 1,957 +4.5%
1841 1,801 −8.0%
1846 1,917 +6.4%
1851 1,957 +2.1%
1856 1,874 −4.2%
1861 1,862 −0.6%
1866 1,877 +0.8%
1872 1,779 −5.2%
1876 1,861 +4.6%
1881 1,948 +4.7%
1886 1,952 +0.2%
1891 1,943 −0.5%
1896 1,948 +0.3%
1901 1,851 −5.0%
1906 1,917 +3.6%
1911 1,941 +1.3%
1921 1,738 −10.5%
1926 1,839 +5.8%
1931 1,793 −2.5%
1936 1,676 −6.5%
1946 1,766 +5.4%
1954 1,524 −13.7%
1962 1,310 −14.0%
1968 1,206 −7.9%
1975 1,103 −8.5%
1982 1,113 +0.9%
1990 1,224 +10.0%
1999 1,324 +8.2%
2008 1,402 +5.9%

Sights[edit]

The commune contains the ruins of the Château de La Roche-Moysan, Château de Kerlarec (19th century)[1] and the 16th century Saint-Laurent church.

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