Calan, Morbihan

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For the band, see Calan (band). For the town in Romania, see Călan.
The church of the Trinity, in Calan
The church of the Trinity, in Calan
Coat of arms of Calan
Coat of arms
Calan is located in France
Coordinates: 47°52′36″N 3°19′15″W / 47.8767°N 3.3208°W / 47.8767; -3.3208Coordinates: 47°52′36″N 3°19′15″W / 47.8767°N 3.3208°W / 47.8767; -3.3208
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Morbihan
Arrondissement Lorient
Canton Plouay
Intercommunality Région de Plouay
 • Mayor (2008—2014) Pascal Le Doussal
Area1 12.29 km2 (4.75 sq mi)
Population (2007)2 822
 • Density 67/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 56029 /56240
Elevation 57–114 m (187–374 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.

Calan (Breton: Kalann) is a small town in the commune in the Morbihan department of the region of Brittany in north-western France.


Inhabitants of Calan are called Calanais.

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