Pleudihen-sur-Rance

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Pleudihen-sur-Rance

Pleudehen
Train station
Train station
Coat of arms of Pleudihen-sur-Rance
Coat of arms
Location of Pleudihen-sur-Rance
Pleudihen-sur-Rance is located in France
Pleudihen-sur-Rance
Pleudihen-sur-Rance
Pleudihen-sur-Rance is located in Brittany
Pleudihen-sur-Rance
Pleudihen-sur-Rance
Coordinates: 48°30′42″N 1°57′02″W / 48.5117°N 1.9506°W / 48.5117; -1.9506Coordinates: 48°30′42″N 1°57′02″W / 48.5117°N 1.9506°W / 48.5117; -1.9506
CountryFrance
RegionBrittany
DepartmentCôtes-d'Armor
ArrondissementDinan
CantonLanvallay
IntercommunalityDinan
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Michel Vaspart
Area
1
24.55 km2 (9.48 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
2,954
 • Density120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
22197 /22690
Elevation0–63 m (0–207 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Pleudihen-sur-Rance (Breton: Pleudehen) is a commune in the Côtes-d'Armor department of Brittany in northwestern France.

It is known for the production of apples and Breton champagne (cider).

During the latter half of the 18th century, the town took in a large share of 2,000 Acadians who were deported to France against their will.

Geography[edit]

Located only a couple of miles from the Rance, Pleudihen-sur-Rance is accessible via the D29 that goes to La Vicomté-sur-Rance to the south (4 miles) and Châteauneuf-d'Ille-et-Vilaine (8 miles) to the north.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
19622,056—    
19682,318+12.7%
19752,351+1.4%
19822,461+4.7%
19902,495+1.4%
19992,516+0.8%
20082,775+10.3%

Inhabitants of Pleudihen-sur-Rance are called pleudihennais in French.

Attractions[edit]

The Musée de la Pomme et du Cidre (The Apple and Cider Museum), located in a farmhouse within town, is a prominent attraction, displaying various types of apple trees, production methods, and offers cider tasting.

Partnership[edit]

Pleudihen-sur-Rance maintains a town partnership with the German community of Herschbach in the Westerwaldkreis, Rhineland-Palatinate.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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