La Guerche-de-Bretagne

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La Guerche-de-Bretagne
Gwerc'h-Breizh
Commune
The town hall of La Guerche-de-Bretagne
The town hall of La Guerche-de-Bretagne
Coat of arms of La Guerche-de-Bretagne
Coat of arms
La Guerche-de-Bretagne is located in France
La Guerche-de-Bretagne
La Guerche-de-Bretagne
Coordinates: 47°56′32″N 1°13′43″W / 47.9422°N 1.2286°W / 47.9422; -1.2286Coordinates: 47°56′32″N 1°13′43″W / 47.9422°N 1.2286°W / 47.9422; -1.2286
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Ille-et-Vilaine
Arrondissement Fougères-Vitré
Canton La Guerche-de-Bretagne
Intercommunality Pays Guerchais
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Pierre Després
Area1 11.53 km2 (4.45 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 4,253
 • Density 370/km2 (960/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 35125 /35130
Elevation 51–91 m (167–299 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.

La Guerche-de-Bretagne (Breton: Gwerc'h-Breizh) is a commune in the Ille-et-Vilaine department in Brittany in northwestern France.

The cellist Louis-Marie Pilet (1815–1877) was born in La Guerche-de-Bretagne.

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Inhabitants of La Guerche-de-Bretagne are called Guerchais in French.

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 3,101 —    
1968 3,422 +10.4%
1975 3,742 +9.4%
1982 4,055 +8.4%
1990 4,123 +1.7%
1999 4,095 −0.7%
2008 4,253 +3.9%

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