Lanester

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Lanester
Lannarstêr
Commune
The ship graveyard on the Blavet river
Coat of arms of Lanester
Coat of arms
Lanester is located in France
Lanester
Lanester
Location within Brittany region
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 (2008—2014) Thérèse Thiery
Area118.37 km2 (7.09 sq mi)
Population (1999)221,897
 • Density1,200/km2 (3,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code56098 /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. 2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

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.

Breton language[edit]

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

In 2008, there was 5,67% of the children attended the bilingual schools in primary education.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (in French) Ofis ar Brezhoneg: Enseignement bilingue

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