Lanester

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Lanester

Lannarstêr
The ship graveyard on the Blavet river
Coat of arms of Lanester
Coat of arms
Location of Lanester
Lanester is located in France
Lanester
Lanester
Lanester is located in Brittany
Lanester
Lanester
Coordinates: 47°45′53″N 3°20′32″W / 47.7647°N 3.3422°W / 47.7647; -3.3422Coordinates: 47°45′53″N 3°20′32″W / 47.7647°N 3.3422°W / 47.7647; -3.3422
CountryFrance
RegionBrittany
DepartmentMorbihan
ArrondissementLorient
CantonLanester
IntercommunalityLorient Agglomération
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Gilles Carreric[1]
Area
1
18.37 km2 (7.09 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[2]
23,026
 • Density1,300/km2 (3,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
56098 /56600
Elevation0–51 m (0–167 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Lanester (Breton: Lannarstêr) is a commune in the Morbihan department in Brittany, in north-western France.

It is the largest suburb of the city of Lorient, across the river Scorff to the east.

Demographics[edit]

Inhabitants of Lanester are called Lanestériens.

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1911 7,729—    
1921 8,038+0.39%
1926 7,790−0.62%
1931 7,795+0.01%
1936 8,668+2.15%
1946 5,750−4.02%
1954 11,737+9.33%
1962 16,571+4.41%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1968 19,245+2.52%
1975 21,074+1.31%
1982 21,643+0.38%
1990 22,102+0.26%
1999 21,897−0.10%
2007 22,598+0.39%
2012 22,142−0.41%
2017 22,728+0.52%
Source: EHESS[3] and INSEE (1968-2017)[4]

Breton language[edit]

The municipality created a linguistic plan through Ya d'ar brezhoneg on July the 13th of 2006.

In 2008, 5.67% of the children attended the bilingual schools in primary education.[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Maires du Morbihan" (PDF). Préfecture du Morbihan. 7 July 2020.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.
  3. ^ Des villages de Cassini aux communes d'aujourd'hui: Commune data sheet Lanester, EHESS. (in French)
  4. ^ Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE
  5. ^ (in French) Ofis ar Brezhoneg: Enseignement bilingue

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