Plouhinec, Morbihan

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Plouhinec
Pleheneg
Commune
The church in Plouhinec
The church in Plouhinec
Coat of arms of Plouhinec
Coat of arms
Plouhinec is located in France
Plouhinec
Plouhinec
Location within Brittany region
Plouhinec is located in Brittany
Plouhinec
Plouhinec
Coordinates: 47°41′54″N 3°14′59″W / 47.6983°N 3.2497°W / 47.6983; -3.2497Coordinates: 47°41′54″N 3°14′59″W / 47.6983°N 3.2497°W / 47.6983; -3.2497
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Morbihan
Arrondissement Lorient
Canton Pluvigner
Intercommunality Blavet Bellevue Océan
Government
 • Mayor (2008—2014) Adrien Le Formal
Area1 35.58 km2 (13.74 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 4,143
 • Density 120/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 56169 /56680
Elevation 0–25 m (0–82 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: Pleheneg) is a commune in the Morbihan department of Brittany in north-western France.

Toponymy[edit]

From the Breton ploe (parish), ethin (ulex) and the suffix ek.

Demographics[edit]

Inhabitants of Plouhinec are called in French Plouhinecois.

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