Plovan

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Plovan
Plovan
Commune
A distant view of Plovan, from the tidal marshes of the Bay of Audierne.
A distant view of Plovan, from the tidal marshes of the Bay of Audierne.
Coat of arms of Plovan
Coat of arms
Plovan is located in France
Plovan
Plovan
Location within Brittany region
Plovan is located in Brittany
Plovan
Plovan
Coordinates: 47°55′00″N 4°21′41″W / 47.9167°N 4.3614°W / 47.9167; -4.3614Coordinates: 47°55′00″N 4°21′41″W / 47.9167°N 4.3614°W / 47.9167; -4.3614
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Finistère
Arrondissement Quimper
Canton Plonéour-Lanvern
Intercommunality Haut-Pays Bigouden
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Michel Burel
Area1 15.75 km2 (6.08 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 724
 • Density 46/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 29214 /29720
Elevation 0–85 m (0–279 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.

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

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Inhabitants of Plovan are called in French Plovanais.

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