Lanmeur

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Lanmeur

Lanneur
Notre-Dame de Kernitron in Lanmeur
Notre-Dame de Kernitron in Lanmeur
Coat of arms of Lanmeur
Coat of arms
Location of Lanmeur
Lanmeur is located in France
Lanmeur
Lanmeur
Lanmeur is located in Brittany
Lanmeur
Lanmeur
Coordinates: 48°38′53″N 3°42′51″W / 48.6481°N 3.7142°W / 48.6481; -3.7142Coordinates: 48°38′53″N 3°42′51″W / 48.6481°N 3.7142°W / 48.6481; -3.7142
CountryFrance
RegionBrittany
DepartmentFinistère
ArrondissementMorlaix
CantonPlouigneau
IntercommunalityMorlaix Communauté
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jean-Luc Fichet
Area
1
26.47 km2 (10.22 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
2,260
 • Density85/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
29113 /29620
Elevation20–128 m (66–420 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

A hamlet in the commune called Kerouac (Breton: Kervoach) has been established as the source of the name of the American writer Jack Kerouac.[2] A street in Lanmeur has been named rue Jack Kerouac,[3] and in March 2010 a first Jack Kerouac Festival took place in the commune.[4]

Population[edit]

Inhabitants of Lanmeur are called in French Lanmeuriens.

Breton language[edit]

In 2008, 15.26% of primary-school children attended bilingual schools.[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Patricia Dagier, Jack Kerouac, Breton d'Amérique (Editions Le Télégramme, 2009)
  3. ^ Commemorative Plaques Kirouac Archived 2012-02-22 at the Wayback Machine at genealogie.org
  4. ^ Lanmeur. Un premier festival consacré à Jack Kerouac at nordbretagne.fr (page in French)
  5. ^ (in French) Ofis ar Brezhoneg: Enseignement bilingue

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