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The parish church of Saint-Gunthiern
The parish church of Saint-Gunthiern
Coat of arms of Langolen
Coat of arms
Langolen is located in France
Coordinates: 48°04′04″N 3°54′41″W / 48.0678°N 3.9114°W / 48.0678; -3.9114Coordinates: 48°04′04″N 3°54′41″W / 48.0678°N 3.9114°W / 48.0678; -3.9114
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Finistère
Arrondissement Quimper
Canton Briec
Intercommunality Pays Glazik
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Didier Roignant
Area1 16.92 km2 (6.53 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 822
 • Density 49/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 29110 /29510
Elevation 70–208 m (230–682 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.

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

The commune takes its name from Saint Collen, a 7th-century monk who is associated with the town of Llangollen in Wales and also with Cornwall.


Inhabitants of Langolen are called in French Langolinois.

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