Plouhinec, Finistère

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Plouhinec

Ploeneg
Bay of Pors Poulhan - Harbour of Plouhinec
Bay of Pors Poulhan - Harbour of Plouhinec
Coat of arms of Plouhinec
Coat of arms
Location of Plouhinec
Plouhinec is located in France
Plouhinec
Plouhinec
Plouhinec is located in Brittany
Plouhinec
Plouhinec
Coordinates: 48°00′51″N 4°29′11″W / 48.014300°N 4.486300°W / 48.014300; -4.486300Coordinates: 48°00′51″N 4°29′11″W / 48.014300°N 4.486300°W / 48.014300; -4.486300
CountryFrance
RegionBrittany
DepartmentFinistère
ArrondissementQuimper
CantonDouarnenez
IntercommunalityCap-Sizun
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Bruno Le Port
Area
1
28.05 km2 (10.83 sq mi)
Population
(2008)2
4,267
 • Density150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
29197 /29780
Elevation0–104 m (0–341 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.

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

The commune lies on the road from Pont-l'Abbé to Audierne.

Landmarks in the town include the Saint-Winoc Church, which dates from the sixteenth century, and the scenic, small natural port of the borough of Pors-Poulhan. Its smooth white-sand beaches with their light surf are ideal for families with children.

The village contains sculptures by locally born artist René Quillivic.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Plouhinec, Finistère
Year1793180018061821183118361841184618511856
Population1854179218262304257927322815301430523190
Year1861186618721876188118861891189619011906
Population3378373637444023426245964921550760426435
Year1911192119261931193619461954196219681975
Population6512654967836738657362196319603657925361
Year1982199019992008
Population4900452441064267
Sunset on the Plouhinec beach
Cormorants at the Harbour of Pors-Poulhan

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