Plouguernével

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Plouguernével
Plougernevel
Commune
Saint Peter's church in Plouguernével
Saint Peter's church in Plouguernével
Plouguernével is located in France
Plouguernével
Plouguernével
Location within Brittany region
Plouguernével is located in Brittany
Plouguernével
Plouguernével
Coordinates: 48°14′27″N 3°15′17″W / 48.2408°N 3.2547°W / 48.2408; -3.2547Coordinates: 48°14′27″N 3°15′17″W / 48.2408°N 3.2547°W / 48.2408; -3.2547
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Côtes-d'Armor
Arrondissement Guingamp
Canton Rostrenen
Intercommunality Kreiz-Breizh
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Alain Guéguen
Area1 41.60 km2 (16.06 sq mi)
Population (2015)2 1,721
 • Density 41/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 22220 /22110
Elevation 132–235 m (433–771 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.

Plouguernévelpronounced [pluɡɛrnevɛl]Breton: Plougernevel – is a commune in the Côtes-d'Armor department and Brittany region of north-western France.

Historically the town is noted for having participated in the Red Caps' Revolt (la révolte des Bonnets rouges) in 1675.

Toponymy[edit]

The meaning of the name Plouguernével is most probably to be found in the Breton words ploe (parish), kêr (town, village), and nevez (new), although an alternative suggestion is that the last two elements may be a reference to Kernev-uhel (High Cornouaille).

Population[edit]

In French the inhabitants of Plouguernével are known as plouguistes.

Historical population
YearPop.±%
19462,624—    
19542,710+3.3%
19622,653−2.1%
19683,133+18.1%
19753,342+6.7%
19823,585+7.3%
19903,255−9.2%
19992,222−31.7%
20051,860−16.3%
20151,721−7.5%

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