Pénestin

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Pénestin
Pennestin
Commune
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
Location within Brittany region
Pénestin is located in Brittany
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
CountryFrance
RegionBrittany
DepartmentMorbihan
ArrondissementVannes
CantonMuzillac
IntercommunalityPresqu'île de Guérande-Atlantique
Government
 • Mayor (2008—2014) Jean-Claude Baudrais
Area121.69 km2 (8.37 sq mi)
Population (1999)21,527
 • Density70/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code56155 /56760
Elevation0–38 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.

Demographics[edit]

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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