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The town hall in Ploudaniel
The town hall in Ploudaniel
Coat of arms of Ploudaniel
Coat of arms
Ploudaniel is located in France
Coordinates: 48°32′15″N 4°18′37″W / 48.5375°N 4.3103°W / 48.5375; -4.3103Coordinates: 48°32′15″N 4°18′37″W / 48.5375°N 4.3103°W / 48.5375; -4.3103
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Finistère
Arrondissement Brest
Canton Lesneven
Intercommunality Pays de Lesneven et de la Côte des Légendes
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Joël Marchadour
Area1 46.28 km2 (17.87 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 3,683
 • Density 80/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 29179 /29260
Elevation 27–121 m (89–397 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.

Ploudaniel (Breton: Plouzeniel) is a commune in the Finistère department of Brittany in north-western France.


Inhabitants of Ploudaniel are called in French Ploudaniélois.

Historical population of Ploudaniel
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2008
Population 2630 2511 2558 3044 3406 3572 3683

Breton language[edit]

The municipality launched a linguistic plan through Ya d'ar brezhoneg on February 2, 2007.

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