|Intercommunality||Côte des Mégalithes|
|• Mayor (2008—2014)||Yves Normand|
|Area1||6.20 km2 (2.39 sq mi)|
|• Density||250/km2 (640/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|INSEE/Postal code||56258 / 56470|
|Elevation||0–31 m (0–102 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.
It is located east of Carnac. The town is primarily a port, with a seaside quay dotted by numerous seafood restaurants. The town is also known for its watersport competitions.
Separated from the well known commune of Carnac in 1864, several of the famous neolithic standing stones in the Carnac stones fall within its boundaries, including the dolmens of Kerdeneven and Kermarquer, and the Petit-Ménec Alignments.
Inhabitants of La Trinité-sur-Mer are called Trinitains.
- Jean-Marie Le Pen, far-right politician and perennial presidential candidate, was born in the commune. As of 2016, he owns a house in the town with his daughter, Marine Le Pen, via a family business, Pavillon de L'Ecuyer.
- Alain Barrière, singer, born in 1935
- The 2008 Sywoc (Student Yachting World Cup) took place in La Trinité-sur-Mer (25 October - 1 November 2008).
- The 2010 European Championship Soling took place in La Trinité-sur-Mer from 28- AUG till 3 SEP.
- "Marine Le Pen, une riche propriétaire (comme son père)". Le Nouvel Observateur. January 27, 2016. Retrieved October 7, 2016.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to La Trinité-sur-Mer.|
- (French) Town website
- (French) Tourist office
- (French) Gencom site (lots of links)
- (French) Architecture of La Trinité sur Mer
- (French) La Trinité-sur-Mer on the Institut Géographique National website
- (French) La Trinité-sur-Mer on Insee site
- (French) Quid
- (French) Nearest towns to La Trinité-sur-Mer
- (French) La Trinité-sur-Mer on a map of France
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