Moncontour, Côtes-d'Armor

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Moncontour
Monkontour
Commune
The Place de la Carrière in the centre of Moncontour, with the tourist office
The Place de la Carrière in the centre of Moncontour, with the tourist office
Coat of arms of Moncontour
Coat of arms
Moncontour is located in France
Moncontour
Moncontour
Coordinates: 48°21′36″N 2°37′55″W / 48.36°N 2.6319°W / 48.36; -2.6319Coordinates: 48°21′36″N 2°37′55″W / 48.36°N 2.6319°W / 48.36; -2.6319
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Côtes-d'Armor
Arrondissement Saint-Brieuc
Canton Moncontour
Intercommunality Pays de Moncontour de Bretagne
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Didier Coldefy
Area1 0.48 km2 (0.19 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 937
 • Density 2,000/km2 (5,100/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 22153 /22510
Elevation 98–182 m (322–597 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.

Moncontour (Breton: Monkontour) is a commune in the Côtes-d'Armor department of Brittany in northwestern France. The 18th-century French economist Joachim Faiguet de Villeneuve [1703–1781) was born in Moncontour.

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Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 1,141 —    
1968 1,187 +4.0%
1975 1,149 −3.2%
1982 1,014 −11.7%
1990 901 −11.1%
1999 865 −4.0%
2008 937 +8.3%

Inhabitants of Moncontour are called moncontourais in French.

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