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The town hall in Ploemeur
The town hall in Ploemeur
Coat of arms of Ploemeur
Coat of arms
Ploemeur is located in France
Coordinates: 47°44′14″N 3°25′34″W / 47.7372°N 3.4261°W / 47.7372; -3.4261Coordinates: 47°44′14″N 3°25′34″W / 47.7372°N 3.4261°W / 47.7372; -3.4261
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Morbihan
Arrondissement Lorient
Canton Ploemeur
Intercommunality Pays de Lorient
 • Mayor (2014 — 2020) Ronan Loas
Area1 39.72 km2 (15.34 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 18,304
 • Density 460/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 56162 /56270
Elevation −1–55 m (−3.3–180.4 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.

Ploemeur (Plañvour in Breton) is a commune in the Morbihan department in the region of Brittany in north-western France.

The inhabitants are called the Ploemeurois.

Breton language[edit]

The municipality launched a linguistic plan through Ya d'ar brezhoneg on 18 April 2006.


The current name of the city of Ploemeur comes from the old Breton Plo Meur meaning "Big Parish".


Ploemeur is close to Lorient (Breton: An Oriant), a sub-prefecture of Morbihan.

Photographs of the Port of Lomener[edit]


International relations[edit]

Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Ploemeur is twinned with:

See also[edit]



  1. ^ Infoveriti (2011). "KOMITET MIAST BLIŹNIACZYCH NOWA DĘBA - FERMOY - PLOEMEUR - KRS - InfoVeriti". Retrieved 30 May 2011. 
  2. ^ Nowa Dęba City Council (2011). "Oficjalna strona Miasta i Gminy Nowa Dęba / Organizacje pozarządowe". Retrieved 30 May 2011. 

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