Le Palais

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Le Palais
Ferry in the harbour
Ferry in the harbour
Coat of arms of Le Palais
Coat of arms
Le Palais is located in France
Le Palais
Le Palais
Coordinates: 47°20′50″N 3°09′15″W / 47.3472°N 3.1542°W / 47.3472; -3.1542Coordinates: 47°20′50″N 3°09′15″W / 47.3472°N 3.1542°W / 47.3472; -3.1542
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Morbihan
Arrondissement Lorient
Canton Belle-Île
Intercommunality Belle-Île-en-Mer
 • Mayor (2008—2014) Frédéric Le Gars
Area1 17.43 km2 (6.73 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 2,457
 • Density 140/km2 (370/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 56152 / 56360
Elevation 0–58 m (0–190 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.

Le Palais (Breton: Porzh-Lae) is a commune in the Morbihan department of Brittany in northwestern France.

It is one of the four communes on the island Belle Île.


Inhabitants of Le Palais are called in French Palantins.

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