The church of Saint-Pierre, in Crozon
|Intercommunality||Presqu'île de Crozon|
|• Mayor (2014–2020)||Daniel Moysan|
|Area1||80.37 km2 (31.03 sq mi)|
|• Density||95/km2 (250/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|INSEE/Postal code||29042 /29160|
|Elevation||0–102 m (0–335 ft) |
(avg. 85 m or 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.|
Crozon is located on the Crozon peninsula on the west coast of Finistère. It is bordered by the communes of Camaret-sur-Mer to the west, Roscanvel to the northwest, Lanvéoc to the north, Landévennec to the north-east and Telgruc-sur-Mer to the east. Crozon is the chef-lieu of the arrondissement of Châteaulin. Louis Jouvet, a French actor, was born in Crozon in 1887.
Crozon harbours Île Longue, the base of the French strategic nuclear submarines.
In common with many other French towns, Crozon has a number of fêtes and festivals at various times of year. Probably the best known festival held in Crozon is the Festival du Bout du Monde ("World's End Festival"), a live music festival held on the first weekend in August.
Crozon has various shops and a couple of supermarkets for daily needs. There is also a local produce market most mornings in front of the church. A bigger market called 'la Foire' takes place every first Wednesday of the month.
Inhabitants of Crozon are called in French Crozonnais.
In 2008, 4.58% of primary-school children attended bilingual school.
Crozon is twinned with the following places:
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Crozon.|
- (in French) Commune's website
- more than 500 photos of the Crozon Peninsula
- (in French) Cultural Heritage[permanent dead link]
- (in French) Maritime Heritage : Crozon-Morgat's fishing history and boats
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