Loperhet

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Loperhet
Loperc'hed
Commune
The parish church of Sainte-Brigitte
The parish church of Sainte-Brigitte
Coat of arms of Loperhet
Coat of arms
Loperhet is located in France
Loperhet
Loperhet
Location within Brittany region
Loperhet is located in Brittany
Loperhet
Loperhet
Coordinates: 48°22′32″N 4°18′14″W / 48.3756°N 4.3039°W / 48.3756; -4.3039Coordinates: 48°22′32″N 4°18′14″W / 48.3756°N 4.3039°W / 48.3756; -4.3039
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Finistère
Arrondissement Brest
Canton Pont-de-Buis-lès-Quimerch
Intercommunality Pays de Landerneau-Daoulas
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jean-Paul Morvan
Area1 20.31 km2 (7.84 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 3,558
 • Density 180/km2 (450/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 29140 /29470
Elevation 0–162 m (0–531 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.

Loperhet (Breton: Loperc'hed) is a commune in the Finistère department of Brittany in north-western France.

Population[edit]

Inhabitants of Loperhet are called in French Loperhétois.

Historical population
YearPop.±%
19621,280—    
19681,315+2.7%
19751,411+7.3%
19822,030+43.9%
19902,941+44.9%
19993,466+17.9%
20083,558+2.7%

Breton language[edit]

The municipality launched a linguistic plan through Ya d'ar brezhoneg on 22 October 2008.

In 2008, 14.56% of primary-school children attended bilingual schools.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]