Plouguerneau

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Plouguerneau

Plougerne
Sunset at Plouguerneau
Sunset at Plouguerneau
Coat of arms of Plouguerneau
Coat of arms
Location of Plouguerneau
Plouguerneau is located in France
Plouguerneau
Plouguerneau
Plouguerneau is located in Brittany
Plouguerneau
Plouguerneau
Coordinates: 48°36′28″N 4°30′15″W / 48.6078°N 4.5042°W / 48.6078; -4.5042Coordinates: 48°36′28″N 4°30′15″W / 48.6078°N 4.5042°W / 48.6078; -4.5042
CountryFrance
RegionBrittany
DepartmentFinistère
ArrondissementBrest
CantonLesneven
IntercommunalityPlabennec et des Abers
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Yannig Robin
Area
1
43.33 km2 (16.73 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
6,678
 • Density150/km2 (400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
29195 /29880
Elevation0–79 m (0–259 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

International relations[edit]

The commune is twinned with a number of villages in South East Cornwall, England, including:

Population[edit]

Inhabitants of Plouguerneau are called in French Plouguernéens.

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793 3,367—    
1800 3,725+10.6%
1806 5,168+38.7%
1821 5,518+6.8%
1831 5,546+0.5%
1836 5,550+0.1%
1841 5,311−4.3%
1846 5,902+11.1%
1851 6,246+5.8%
1856 5,922−5.2%
1861 5,868−0.9%
1866 6,033+2.8%
1872 5,778−4.2%
1876 5,951+3.0%
1881 5,852−1.7%
1886 5,832−0.3%
1891 5,724−1.9%
1896 5,603−2.1%
1901 5,631+0.5%
1906 5,824+3.4%
1911 5,826+0.0%
1921 5,688−2.4%
1926 5,784+1.7%
1931 5,937+2.6%
1936 5,782−2.6%
1946 6,180+6.9%
1954 6,010−2.8%
1962 6,066+0.9%
1968 5,750−5.2%
1975 5,467−4.9%
1982 5,317−2.7%
1990 5,255−1.2%
1999 5,631+7.2%
2008 6,275+11.4%

Breton language[edit]

In 2008, 12.52% of primary-school children attended bilingual schools.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ (in French) Ofis ar Brezhoneg: Enseignement bilingue

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