Boistrudan

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Boistrudan
Commune
The town hall of Boistrudan
The town hall of Boistrudan
Boistrudan is located in France
Boistrudan
Boistrudan
Location within Brittany region
Boistrudan is located in Brittany
Boistrudan
Boistrudan
Coordinates: 47°58′13″N 1°23′59″W / 47.9703°N 1.3997°W / 47.9703; -1.3997Coordinates: 47°58′13″N 1°23′59″W / 47.9703°N 1.3997°W / 47.9703; -1.3997
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Ille-et-Vilaine
Arrondissement Fougères-Vitré
Canton Châteaugiron
Intercommunality Pays de la Roche-aux-Fées
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Anne Renault
Area1 12.80 km2 (4.94 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 673
 • Density 53/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 35028 /35150
Elevation 32–85 m (105–279 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.

Boistrudan (Gallo: Boéz-Trudan) is a commune in the Ille-et-Vilaine department in Brittany in northwestern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 546 —    
1968 576 +5.5%
1975 505 −12.3%
1982 475 −5.9%
1990 501 +5.5%
1999 494 −1.4%
2009 673 +36.2%

Inhabitants of Boistrudan are called Boistrudanais in French.

Toponymy[edit]

Bosco Truant in 1197,[1] Boays-Trudant in the 16th century, then Bois-Trudain in 1685, Bois-trudaine around 1780.

Meaning : Truant's wood, Truant can be a surname or the common word for "beggar, tramp" in Old French.

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External links[edit]

Panorama of the commune