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Lancieux - Moulin 04.2007.jpg
Coat of arms of Lancieux
Coat of arms
Lancieux is located in France
Coordinates: 48°36′30″N 2°08′55″W / 48.6083°N 2.1486°W / 48.6083; -2.1486Coordinates: 48°36′30″N 2°08′55″W / 48.6083°N 2.1486°W / 48.6083; -2.1486
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Côtes-d'Armor
Arrondissement Dinan
Canton Ploubalay
Intercommunality Côte d'Émeraude
 • Mayor (2014–2020) André Gilbert
Area1 6.69 km2 (2.58 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,412
 • Density 210/km2 (550/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 22094 /22770
Elevation 0–47 m (0–154 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.

Lancieux (Breton: Lanseeg, Gallo: Lansioec) is a commune in the Côtes-d'Armor department of Brittany in northwestern France.


Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 1,185 —    
1968 1,214 +2.4%
1975 1,084 −10.7%
1982 1,156 +6.6%
1990 1,245 +7.7%
1999 1,220 −2.0%
2008 1,412 +15.7%

Inhabitants of Lancieux are called lancieutins or lancieutains in French.


The Scottish poet and writer Robert W. Service known as the "Bard of the Yukon" used to spend summers in Lancieux from 1913 until his death in 1958. He was deeply affectionate of the town of Lancieux and its marvellous seaside. In many occasions, he generously gifted the town: for the school, the war memorial,...[1] Robert W. Service is buried in the town cemetery.[2]

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