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The parish church of Saint-Pierre and Saint-Paul
The parish church of Saint-Pierre and Saint-Paul
Coat of arms of Plouvien
Coat of arms
Plouvien is located in France
Location within Brittany region
Plouvien is located in Brittany
Coordinates: 48°31′49″N 4°27′06″W / 48.5303°N 4.4517°W / 48.5303; -4.4517Coordinates: 48°31′49″N 4°27′06″W / 48.5303°N 4.4517°W / 48.5303; -4.4517
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Finistère
Arrondissement Brest
Canton Plabennec
Intercommunality Plabennec et des Abers
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Christian Calvez
Area1 33.70 km2 (13.01 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 3,654
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 29209 /29860
Elevation 0–89 m (0–292 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.

Plouvien is a commune in the Finistère department of Brittany in north-western France. the journalist and writer Jean Bothorel was born in Plouvien 12 May 1940.


Inhabitants of Plouvien are called in French Plouviennois.

Breton language[edit]

The municipality launched a linguistic plan through Ya d'ar brezhoneg on May 24, 2007.

In 2008, 7.54% of primary-school children attended bilingual schools.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ (in French) Ofis ar Brezhoneg: Enseignement bilingue

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