Goven

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Goven
Goven
Commune
The church in Goven
The church in Goven
Coat of arms of Goven
Coat of arms
Goven is located in France
Goven
Goven
Coordinates: 48°00′24″N 1°50′46″W / 48.006745°N 1.8461°W / 48.006745; -1.8461Coordinates: 48°00′24″N 1°50′46″W / 48.006745°N 1.8461°W / 48.006745; -1.8461
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Ille-et-Vilaine
Arrondissement Redon
Canton Guichen
Intercommunality Canton of Guichen
Government
 • Mayor (22014–2020) Philippe Gourronc
Area1 39.73 km2 (15.34 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 4,034
 • Density 100/km2 (260/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 35123 /35580
Elevation 15–116 m (49–381 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.

Goven (Breton: Goven, Gallo: Govaen) is a commune in the Ille-et-Vilaine department in Brittany in northwestern France.

Geography[edit]

The Meu river flows into the Vilaine in the commune.

Population[edit]

Inhabitants of Goven are called Govenais in French.

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 1,690 —    
1968 1,763 +4.3%
1975 2,149 +21.9%
1982 2,270 +5.6%
1990 2,638 +16.2%
1999 2,967 +12.5%
2008 4,034 +36.0%

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