Gommenec'h

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Gommenec'h

Gouanac'h
The chapel of Notre-Dame de Douarnec in Gommenec'h
The chapel of Notre-Dame de Douarnec in Gommenec'h
Location of Gommenec'h
Gommenec'h is located in France
Gommenec'h
Gommenec'h
Gommenec'h is located in Brittany
Gommenec'h
Gommenec'h
Coordinates: 48°38′27″N 3°02′52″W / 48.6408°N 3.0478°W / 48.6408; -3.0478Coordinates: 48°38′27″N 3°02′52″W / 48.6408°N 3.0478°W / 48.6408; -3.0478
CountryFrance
RegionBrittany
DepartmentCôtes-d'Armor
ArrondissementGuingamp
CantonPlouha
IntercommunalityLanvollon Plouha
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Alain Herviou
Area
1
11.83 km2 (4.57 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
568
 • Density48/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
22063 /22290
Elevation32–91 m (105–299 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Gommenec'h (Breton: Gouanac'h) is a commune in the Côtes-d'Armor department of Brittany in northwestern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962433—    
1968552+27.5%
1975513−7.1%
1982457−10.9%
1990421−7.9%
1999475+12.8%
2008515+8.4%

Inhabitants are called gommenechois in French.

Etymology[edit]

Breton Etymology: gou (under) and menec'h (monks)

Geography - Economy[edit]

This agricultural village, is situated at 13 km (8.1 mi) of magnificent touristic beaches of "La Manche".

Hamlets: Kerampalier, Kerbalan, Kerbillion-Bihan, Kerdoret, Kerdouanec, Kerhuel, Kerilis, Villepierre, Pors-Hamonet, Kervenou, Kermovezen, Kervernier, kerbars, Kerolland, Kergaff, Kerloas, Kerien, Kervily, Kerbost, Guern-Bras, le Guily, la Ville-Basse, la Trinité, Lochrist, Traou-Morvan, Traou-Gouziou, Traou-Hamon, Traou-Bistihou.

Gommenec'h is surrounded by four rivers: le Leff, le Gouazel, le Roz and le Goas Mab.

Sights[edit]

The chapel of Douannec dating from the sixteenth century, with statues of the Virgin and Child, Saint Pierre, and Saint Eutrope in polychrome wood.

The church of Saint Guy with a wooden statue of Saint Joran.

The fountain of Saint Guy: eighteenth century granite fountain.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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