The Place de la République in Locminé
|Intercommunality||Pays de Locminé|
|• Mayor (2014—2020)||Grégoire Super|
|Area1||4.86 km2 (1.88 sq mi)|
|• Density||850/km2 (2,200/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|INSEE/Postal code||56117 /56500|
|Elevation||69–153 m (226–502 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.
The name Locminé comes from the Latin locus monachrum, "the sanctuary of the monks." After the creation of the monastery of Locminé in 1008, the practice is widespread in Brittany to call loc small monasteries which multiplied between the eleventh and fourteenth centuries. This is the origin of many parishes whose name starts with Loc-.
In September 2013, 156 children (i.e. 18.5 % of all those enrolled) were being educated in the bilingual streams of Locminé's state and Catholic primary schools.
Locminé is twinned with:
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