Plomelin

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Plomelin
Ploveilh
Commune
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Plomelin
Coat of arms
Plomelin is located in France
Plomelin
Plomelin
Location within Brittany region
Plomelin is located in Brittany
Plomelin
Plomelin
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-1
Intercommunality Quimper-Communauté
Government
 • 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.

Population[edit]

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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