Kermaria an'Iskuit Chapel
|• Mayor (2016–2020)||Philippe Delsol|
|39.97 km2 (15.43 sq mi)|
|• Density||110/km2 (300/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|Elevation||0–109 m (0–358 ft)|
|1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.|
Inhabitants of Plouha are called plouhatins in French.
Plouha is twinned with:
- Killorglin in County Kerry, Ireland, since 1999
- Palas de Rei in Spain since 2003
- Seix in France since 2013
Plouha has many notable medieval sites ranging from chapels and churches to manoires and kers. The Chapel of Kermaria (Kermaria an Iskuit) is perhaps the most widely recognized outside of Brittany.
World War II
Plouha's beaches were the sight of several Resistance efforts, notably as part of the Comet line, a resistance group that sheltered Allied troops and helped them return to Great Britain. The plage Bonaparte in Plouha was the site for the Shelburne Operation which organized the return of Allied airmen to Dartmouth, UK.
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