Radenac

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Radenac

Radeneg
Fountain of St Fiacre
Fountain of St Fiacre
Coat of arms of Radenac
Coat of arms
Location of Radenac
Radenac is located in France
Radenac
Radenac
Radenac is located in Brittany
Radenac
Radenac
Coordinates: 47°57′49″N 2°42′41″W / 47.9636°N 2.7114°W / 47.9636; -2.7114Coordinates: 47°57′49″N 2°42′41″W / 47.9636°N 2.7114°W / 47.9636; -2.7114
CountryFrance
RegionBrittany
DepartmentMorbihan
ArrondissementPontivy
CantonGrand-Champ
IntercommunalityPontivy Communauté
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Bernard Le Breton
Area
1
21.65 km2 (8.36 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
1,073
 • Density50/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
56189 /56500
Elevation72–131 m (236–430 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Radenac (Breton: Radeneg) is a commune in the Morbihan department in Brittany in north-western France.

Geography[edit]

The Ével has its source in the commune.

People[edit]

Cyclist Jean Robic, who won the Tour de France in 1947, spent his childhood in Radenac, where his father owned the local cycle shop. In honour of his great achievement, the commune renamed the street where his home was after him.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
2006932—    
2007962+3.2%
2008964+0.2%
2009976+1.2%
2010989+1.3%
20111,001+1.2%
20121,004+0.3%
20131,000−0.4%
20141,018+1.8%
20151,035+1.7%
20161,053+1.7%

Inhabitants of Radenac are called Radenacois.

Twin towns[edit]

Radenac is twinned with a small village of Radnage in Buckinghamshire United Kingdom.

Monuments[edit]

  • The fountain of St Armel (circa 1000)
  • The fountain of St Fiacre (17th century)
  • The chapelle St Fiacre (construction 1390 to 1514).

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.