Boistrudan

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Boistrudan
The town hall of Boistrudan
The town hall of Boistrudan
Boistrudan is located in France
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 Rennes
Canton Janzé
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)
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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