Bono, Morbihan

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Le Bono
Ar Bonoù
Commune
From the bridge "Joseph Le Brix"
From the bridge "Joseph Le Brix"
Le Bono is located in France
Le Bono
Le Bono
Location within Brittany region
Le Bono is located in Brittany
Le Bono
Le Bono
Coordinates: 47°38′28″N 2°56′58″W / 47.6411°N 2.9494°W / 47.6411; -2.9494Coordinates: 47°38′28″N 2°56′58″W / 47.6411°N 2.9494°W / 47.6411; -2.9494
CountryFrance
RegionBrittany
DepartmentMorbihan
ArrondissementVannes
CantonVannes-2
IntercommunalityGolfe du Morbihan - Vannes Agglomération
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernard Le Scoarnec
Area15.96 km2 (2.30 sq mi)
Population (2009)22,198
 • Density370/km2 (960/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code56262 /56400
Elevation0–42 m (0–138 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.

Le Bono (Breton: Ar Bonoù) is a commune in the Morbihan department of Brittany in northwestern France.

According to INSEE, the official name is Bono (without Le),[1] but the town is usually called “Le Bono”;[2] this name is used on the road signs.

Le Bono bilingual sign.jpg

Population[edit]

Inhabitants of Le Bono are called in French Bonovistes.

Breton language[edit]

The municipality launched a linguistic plan through Ya d'ar brezhoneg on November 17, 2008.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (in French) Le Bono on INSEE
  2. ^ (in French) Association des maires du Morbihan Le Bono file

External links[edit]