Loqueffret

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Loqueffret
Lokeored
Commune
The church of Sainte-Geneviève, in Loqueffret
The church of Sainte-Geneviève, in Loqueffret
Loqueffret is located in France
Loqueffret
Loqueffret
Location within Brittany region
Loqueffret is located in Brittany
Loqueffret
Loqueffret
Coordinates: 48°19′20″N 3°51′14″W / 48.3222°N 3.8539°W / 48.3222; -3.8539Coordinates: 48°19′20″N 3°51′14″W / 48.3222°N 3.8539°W / 48.3222; -3.8539
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Finistère
Arrondissement Châteaulin
Canton Carhaix-Plouguer
Intercommunality Yeun Elez
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Marcel Salaün
Area1 27.40 km2 (10.58 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 406
 • Density 15/km2 (38/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 29141 /29530
Elevation 87–297 m (285–974 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.

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

Located south of the monts d ' Arrée, in the eastern part of the Armorique regional natural park, it is a small rural village, former home of the Pilhaouers. Covering 2 770 hectares, the commune had in 2006 of 406 inhabitants. Served by a dense drainage network, it presents two distinct part geographical entities and other sandstone of the monts d ' Arrée domes: northern slopes covered wildfires down towards Lake Saint-Michel, South of the slopes in crops or afforested, more conducive to agricultural soils.

"The parish church, the chapel of the cross and the Manor of du Rusquec remain important heritage sites, while the quality and variety of natural sites, paths and panoramas favour activities related to tourism rural

Population[edit]

Inhabitants of Loqueffret are called in French Loqueffretois.

Historical population of Loqueffret
Year1793180018061821183118361841184618511856
Population1554168915341767186118901892192717581763
Year1861186618721876188118861891189619011906
Population180119201991198618259971129113511901258
Year1911192119261931193619461954196219681975
Population1316115711151010990958802725674511
Year1982199019992008
Population482428435406

See also[edit]

Loqueffret
Banner of Saint Edeyrn at Loqueffret France.

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