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Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Plomelin
Coat of arms
Plomelin is located in France
Coordinates: 47°56′11″N 4°09′06″W / 47.9364°N 4.1517°W / 47.9364; -4.1517Coordinates: 47°56′11″N 4°09′06″W / 47.9364°N 4.1517°W / 47.9364; -4.1517
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Finistère
Arrondissement Quimper
Canton Quimper-3
Intercommunality Quimper-Communauté
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jean-Paul Le Dantec
Area1 26.08 km2 (10.07 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 4,080
 • Density 160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 29170 /29700
Elevation 0–88 m (0–289 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.

Plomelin (Ploveilh in Breton) is a commune in the Finistère department of Brittany in north-western France.

It lies near the Odet river, about 7 km (4.3 mi) southwest of Quimper.

International relations[edit]

Plomelin is twinned with the village of Crymych in Wales. Plomelin is twinned with the village of Betziesdorf in Germany.


Inhabitants of Plomelin are called in French Plomelinois.

Breton language[edit]

The municipality launched a linguistic plan through Ya d'ar brezhoneg on July 3, 2008.

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