Caudan

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Caudan
Kaodan
The chapel of Our Lady, in Trescoët
The chapel of Our Lady, in Trescoët
Caudan is located in France
Caudan
Caudan
Coordinates: 47°48′41″N 3°20′21″W / 47.8114°N 3.3392°W / 47.8114; -3.3392Coordinates: 47°48′41″N 3°20′21″W / 47.8114°N 3.3392°W / 47.8114; -3.3392
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Morbihan
Arrondissement Lorient
Canton Pont-Scorff
Intercommunality Pays de Lorient
Government
 • Mayor (2008—2014) Gérard Falquerho
Area1 42.63 km2 (16.46 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 6,744
 • Density 160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 56036 / 56850
Elevation 2–84 m (6.6–275.6 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.

Caudan (Kaodan in Breton) is a commune in the Morbihan department of Brittany in north-western France. The writer Yvonne Chauffin (1905–1995), laureate of the Prix Breizh in 1970, died in Caudan.

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Inhabitants of Caudan are called in French Caudanais.

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