Pénestin

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Pénestin
Pennestin
The town hall in Pénestin
The town hall in Pénestin
Coat of arms of Pénestin
Coat of arms
Pénestin is located in France
Pénestin
Pénestin
Coordinates: 47°29′01″N 2°28′24″W / 47.4836°N 2.4733°W / 47.4836; -2.4733Coordinates: 47°29′01″N 2°28′24″W / 47.4836°N 2.4733°W / 47.4836; -2.4733
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Morbihan
Arrondissement Vannes
Canton La Roche-Bernard
Intercommunality Presqu'île de Guérande-Atlantique
Government
 • Mayor (2008—2014) Jean-Claude Baudrais
Area1 21.69 km2 (8.37 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 1,527
 • Density 70/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 56155 / 56760
Elevation 0–38 m (0–125 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.

Pénestin (Breton: Pennestin) is a commune in the Morbihan department of Brittany in north-western France.

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Inhabitants of Pénestin are called in French Pénestinois.

Beaches[edit]

As Penestin lies on the coast, it boasts several beaches, the most popular of which are La Mine d'Or and Loscolo.

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