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An Ardeven
The Château of Kéravéon
The Château of Kéravéon
Coat of arms of Erdeven
Coat of arms
Erdeven is located in France
Coordinates: 47°38′35″N 3°09′19″W / 47.6431°N 3.1553°W / 47.6431; -3.1553Coordinates: 47°38′35″N 3°09′19″W / 47.6431°N 3.1553°W / 47.6431; -3.1553
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Morbihan
Arrondissement Lorient
Canton Belz
Intercommunality Ria d'Étel
 • Mayor (2008—2014) Marie-Françoise Le Jossec
Area1 30.64 km2 (11.83 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 2,523
 • Density 82/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 56054 /56410
Elevation 0–36 m (0–118 ft)
(avg. 20 m or 66 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.

Erdeven (An Ardeven in Breton) is a commune in the Morbihan department in the region of Brittany in north-western France.

Kerouriec beach in Erdeven

Its main industry is tourism. Attractions include a seven kilometre-long beach beside the Atlantic and many prehistoric sites featuring megaliths. The Mané-Croch, Mané-Bras and Crucuno dolmens and the Kerzerho alignments lie just outside the commune.

Twin towns[edit]

It is twinned with St. Märgen in the Black Forest region of Germany.


Inhabitants of Erdeven are called Erdevenois.

See also[edit]

The “Kerzerho Giants” in Erdeven


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