Belle-Isle-en-Terre

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Belle-Isle-en-Terre

Benac'h
Chateau
Chateau
Coat of arms of Belle-Isle-en-Terre
Coat of arms
Location of Belle-Isle-en-Terre
Belle-Isle-en-Terre is located in France
Belle-Isle-en-Terre
Belle-Isle-en-Terre
Belle-Isle-en-Terre is located in Brittany
Belle-Isle-en-Terre
Belle-Isle-en-Terre
Coordinates: 48°32′44″N 3°23′36″W / 48.5455°N 3.3933°W / 48.5455; -3.3933Coordinates: 48°32′44″N 3°23′36″W / 48.5455°N 3.3933°W / 48.5455; -3.3933
CountryFrance
RegionBrittany
DepartmentCôtes-d'Armor
ArrondissementGuingamp
CantonCallac
IntercommunalityPays de Belle-Isle-en-Terre
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) François Le Marrec
Area
1
14.11 km2 (5.45 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
1,053
 • Density75/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
22005 /22810
Elevation77–266 m (253–873 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Belle-Isle-en-Terre (Breton: Benac'h) is a commune in the Côtes-d'Armor department of Brittany in northwestern France. Belle isle - in modern French - Belle île meaning "beautiful island" and en Terre significate "on the ground".

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793741—    
1800812+9.6%
1806816+0.5%
1821905+10.9%
18311,079+19.2%
18361,378+27.7%
18411,740+26.3%
18461,851+6.4%
18511,600−13.6%
18561,602+0.1%
18611,272−20.6%
18662,051+61.2%
18721,876−8.5%
18761,920+2.3%
18811,997+4.0%
18861,945−2.6%
18911,929−0.8%
18961,944+0.8%
19011,896−2.5%
19061,862−1.8%
19111,748−6.1%
19211,612−7.8%
19261,659+2.9%
19311,619−2.4%
19361,508−6.9%
19461,501−0.5%
19541,284−14.5%
19621,231−4.1%
19681,142−7.2%
19751,185+3.8%
19821,204+1.6%
19901,067−11.4%
19991,099+3.0%
20081,057−3.8%

Inhabitants of Belle-Isle-en-Terre are called Bellilois in French.

Breton language[edit]

The municipality launched a linguistic plan through Ya d'ar brezhoneg on November 26, 2007.

In 2008, 28.46% of primary school children attended bilingual schools.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ (in French) Ofis ar Brezhoneg: Enseignement bilingue Archived 2008-11-14 at the Wayback Machine

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