Grand-Champ

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Grand-Champ
Gregam
Commune
The church of Saint-Tugdual
The church of Saint-Tugdual
Coat of arms of Grand-Champ
Coat of arms
Grand-Champ is located in France
Grand-Champ
Grand-Champ
Coordinates: 47°45′33″N 2°50′36″W / 47.7592°N 2.8433°W / 47.7592; -2.8433Coordinates: 47°45′33″N 2°50′36″W / 47.7592°N 2.8433°W / 47.7592; -2.8433
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Morbihan
Arrondissement Vannes
Canton Grand-Champ
Intercommunality Golfe du Morbihan - Vannes agglomération
Government
 • Mayor (2014—2020) Yves Bleunven
Area1 67.34 km2 (26.00 sq mi)
Population (2014)2 5,232
 • Density 78/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 56067 /56390
Elevation 28–167 m (92–548 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.

Grand-Champ (Breton: Gregam) is a commune in the Morbihan department of Brittany in north-western France.

Demographics[edit]

Inhabitants of Grand-Champ are called in French Grégamistes. The demographic evolution of inhabitants has been known since 1793 through census organized by this midtown. Since the beginning of 2000, this census is published yearly. This census is based on informations collected every year, linking the evolution on the territory during 5 years. Regarding under 10,000 inhabitants towns, an investigation on the total population takes place every 5 years, and between those years, only an evaluation with interpolation and extrapolation is made. The first census with this method was in 2008. Eventually, Grand-Champ counted 5235 inhabitants in 2014, an increase of 7.47% compared to 2009.

Geographics[edit]

This midtown is 15th kilometers north-west away from Vannes.

Breton language[edit]

In 2008, there were 7,77% of the children attending the bilingual schools in primary education.[1]

History[edit]

There are many references to Roi Stevan, that's why the motto of this town is : Grand-Champ, King Stevan Home.

Places and monuments[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (French) Ofis ar Brezhoneg: Enseignement bilingue
  2. ^ Ballon No.  : « La Bataille-de-Paris »

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