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The town hall in Pluvigner
The town hall in Pluvigner
Coat of arms of Pluvigner
Coat of arms
Pluvigner is located in France
Coordinates: 47°46′00″N 3°01′00″W / 47.7667°N 3.0167°W / 47.7667; -3.0167Coordinates: 47°46′00″N 3°01′00″W / 47.7667°N 3.0167°W / 47.7667; -3.0167
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Morbihan
Arrondissement Lorient
Canton Pluvigner
Intercommunality Pays d'Auray
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Guigner Le Hénanff
Area1 82.83 km2 (31.98 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 5,428
 • Density 66/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 56177 /56330
Elevation 17–146 m (56–479 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.

Pluvigner (Breton: Pleuwigner) is a commune in the Morbihan department of Brittany in north-western France.


Inhabitants of Pluvigner are called in French Pluvignois.

At the 1999 census, the town had a population of 5,428. In 2007 the estimated population was 7072.[1]

Town centre[edit]

At the centre of Pluvigner is L'Eglise St Guigner, near which two main squares form the principal shopping district. There are three bakeries, two butchers, clothes shops, a post office, a florist and three bars in the centre. A Leclerc and Lidl supermarket can be found on the outskirts. There is also a sports complex with football and rugby pitches, tennis courts and a gym.

Breton language[edit]

The municipality launched a linguistic plan through Ya d'ar brezhoneg on November the 9th of 2006.

In 2008, there was 9,66% of the children attended the bilingual schools in primary education.[2]

Twin towns[edit]

The town is twinned with Cahirciveen, County Kerry, Ireland Republic of Ireland since 1984.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Pluvigner website
  2. ^ (in French) Ofis ar Brezhoneg: Enseignement bilingue
  3. ^ Association Bretagne-Irlande (in French)

External links[edit]