Landéda

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Landéda

Landeda
An aerial view of Landéda
An aerial view of Landéda
Coat of arms of Landéda
Coat of arms
Location of Landéda
Landéda is located in France
Landéda
Landéda
Landéda is located in Brittany
Landéda
Landéda
Coordinates: 48°35′19″N 4°34′12″W / 48.5886°N 4.5700°W / 48.5886; -4.5700Coordinates: 48°35′19″N 4°34′12″W / 48.5886°N 4.5700°W / 48.5886; -4.5700
CountryFrance
RegionBrittany
DepartmentFinistère
ArrondissementBrest
CantonPlabennec
IntercommunalityPlabennec et des Abers
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Christine Chevalier
Area
1
10.98 km2 (4.24 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
3,669
 • Density330/km2 (870/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
29101 /29870
Elevation0–57 m (0–187 ft)
Websitewww.landeda.fr
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

The coastal commune of Landéda forms a peninsula between two rias, the Aber Wrac'h to the north and the Aber-Benoît to the south.

History[edit]

  • 1790: commune established
  • 1822: linked with the commune of Brouennou
  • 1829: annexed the commune of Brouennou

Population[edit]

Inhabitants of Landéda are called in French Landédaens.

Historical population of Landéda
Year1793180018061821183118361841184618511856
Population1353131113441398198020932177206821332135
Year1861186618721876188118861891189619011906
Population2095215920042066206120572028204320182161
Year1911192119261931193619461954196219681975
Population2227219122152235219123172329223121362134
Year1982199019992008
Population2281266629493628

Sea rescue[edit]

Landeda is the base for the high-speed rescue motorboat located at the port of Aber Wrac'h. The rescue service is operated by volunteers. The rescue motorboat is named the President Joseph Oulhen, which is the name of a former manager of the service who died in service in 1986.

Economy[edit]

The port of the Aber Wrac'h is within the territory of the commune. It includes a marina managed by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Brest.

Sights[edit]

  • Sainte-Marguerite chapel
  • Troménec chapel
  • Brouennou chapel

Other notable sights include an abbey, a manor, many stone crosses and islands with ancient ruins.

Associations[edit]

  • Oak Theatre Company
  • Vrac'h Amateur Theatre

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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