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The church in Guissény
The church in Guissény
Coat of arms of Guissény
Coat of arms
Guissény is located in France
Coordinates: 48°38′05″N 4°24′27″W / 48.6347°N 4.4075°W / 48.6347; -4.4075Coordinates: 48°38′05″N 4°24′27″W / 48.6347°N 4.4075°W / 48.6347; -4.4075
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Finistère
Arrondissement Brest
Canton Lesneven
Intercommunality Pays de Lesneven et de la Côte des Légendes
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Raphaël Rapin
Area1 25.18 km2 (9.72 sq mi)
Population (2013)2 2,024
 • Density 80/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 29077 /29880
Elevation 0–77 m (0–253 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.

Guissény (Breton: Gwiseni) is a commune in the Finistère department of Brittany in north-western France.


The inhabitants of Guissény are called Guisséniens in French.

Historical population of Guissény
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2008
Population 2368 2104 1948 1887 1850 1783 1886

Breton language[edit]

In 2009, 21.55% of primary-school children attended bilingual schools.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ (in French) Ofis ar Brezhoneg: Enseignement bilingue

External links[edit]