|• Mayor (2014–2020)||Erven Léon|
|Area1||14.16 km2 (5.47 sq mi)|
|• Density||520/km2 (1,300/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|INSEE/Postal code||22168 /22700|
|Elevation||0–96 m (0–315 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.
Inhabitants of Perros-Guirec are called perrosiens in French.
In 2008, 4.79% of primary school children attended bilingual schools.
Perros-Guirec is a popular seaside resort, with beaches and opportunities for water and beach sports. It is also known for its pink granite rocks which have been sculpted by the sea into varied shapes and patterns. There are three large sandy beaches suitable for families. Plage Trestraou is popular for swimming and sunbathing, as it is sheltered and receives full sunshine. The Plage Trestrignel is wilder and more exposed to the wind.
The nearby Grand Isle, separated from the mainland by a narrow channel, was once famous for its granite quarrying industry. The rock was transported from the island by boat, and was used in the construction of many imposing buildings in Paris.
Perros-Guirec is twinned with :
Joseph Conrad lived here for several years and wrote many of his most famous maritime books during that period.
Perros-Guirec is where, in Gaston Leroux's The Phantom of the Opera, a teenage Vicomte de Chagny retrieves young Christine Daaé's scarf from the sea. It is also the final resting place of her father.
- Communes of the Côtes-d'Armor department
- Jentilez (Sept-Îles)
- Ploumanac'h lighthouse
- Sept-Îles lighthouse
- (in French) Ofis ar Brezhoneg: Enseignement bilingue
- "Welcome to Teignmouth Twinning Online". teigntwin.co.uk. Archived from the original on 2008-05-01. Retrieved 2008-01-19.
- Chauls, Robert; Robinette, Joseph (1992). The Phantom of the Opera: Based Upon the Novel by Gaston Leroux. Dramatic Publishing. p. 30. ISBN 978-0-87129-173-8.
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