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The chapel of Notre-Dame de Douarnec in Gommenec'h
The chapel of Notre-Dame de Douarnec in Gommenec'h
Gommenec'h is located in France
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
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Côtes-d'Armor
Arrondissement Saint-Brieuc
Canton Lanvollon
Intercommunality Lanvollon Plouha
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Alain Herviou
Area1 11.83 km2 (4.57 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 515
 • Density 44/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 22063 /22290
Elevation 32–91 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.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

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


Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 433 —    
1968 552 +27.5%
1975 513 −7.1%
1982 457 −10.9%
1990 421 −7.9%
1999 475 +12.8%
2008 515 +8.4%

Inhabitants are called gommenechois in French.


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.


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.

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