Baden, Morbihan

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Baden
Commune
The church of St. Pierre
The church of St. Pierre
Coat of arms of Baden
Coat of arms
Baden is located in France
Baden
Baden
Location within Brittany region
Baden is located in Brittany
Baden
Baden
Coordinates: 47°37′10″N 2°55′08″W / 47.6194°N 2.9189°W / 47.6194; -2.9189Coordinates: 47°37′10″N 2°55′08″W / 47.6194°N 2.9189°W / 47.6194; -2.9189
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Morbihan
Arrondissement Vannes
Canton Vannes-2
Intercommunality Golfe du Morbihan - Vannes Agglomération
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Maurice Nicolazic
Area1 23.53 km2 (9.08 sq mi)
Population (2015)2 4,412
 • Density 190/km2 (490/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 56008 /56870
Elevation −1–43 m (−3.3–141.1 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.

Baden (Baden in Breton) is a commune in the Morbihan département in Brittany in northwestern France.

Geography[edit]

A map of the commune

Some of the islands of the Gulf of Morbihan fall within the boundaries of the commune. The town is located 8km away from Auray and 13km away from Vannes.

Population[edit]

Inhabitants of Baden are called Badennois.

Museum[edit]

The Passions and Wings museum is devoted to the story of Joseph Le Brix (aviator), who is from the area, it includes a collection of robots and old toys donated by John and Anne Farkas.

International Relations[edit]

The town is twinned with Weilheim in Germany.

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