Riec-sur-Belon

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Riec-sur-Belon

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The church of Saint-Pierre, in Riec-sur-Belon
The church of Saint-Pierre, in Riec-sur-Belon
Coat of arms of Riec-sur-Belon
Coat of arms
Location of Riec-sur-Belon
Riec-sur-Belon is located in France
Riec-sur-Belon
Riec-sur-Belon
Riec-sur-Belon is located in Brittany
Riec-sur-Belon
Riec-sur-Belon
Coordinates: 47°50′41″N 3°41′36″W / 47.8447°N 3.6933°W / 47.8447; -3.6933Coordinates: 47°50′41″N 3°41′36″W / 47.8447°N 3.6933°W / 47.8447; -3.6933
CountryFrance
RegionBrittany
DepartmentFinistère
ArrondissementQuimper
CantonMoëlan-sur-Mer
IntercommunalityPays de Quimperlé
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Sébastien Miossec
Area
1
54.64 km2 (21.10 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
4,316
 • Density79/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
29236 /29340
Elevation0–94 m (0–308 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Riec-sur-Belon (Breton: Rieg) is a commune in the Finistère department of Brittany in north-western France.

Population[edit]

Inhabitants of Riec-sur-Belon are called in French Riécois.

Historical population of Riec-sur-Belon
Year1793180018061821183118361841184618511856
Population2510262523052591275028552734311031083109
Year1861186618721876188118861891189619011906
Population3178315531353403378039014205441846194824
Year1911192119261931193619461954196219681975
Population4939452045324458430144184206438943084158
Year1982199019992008
Population4059401440084162

Breton language[edit]

The municipality launched a linguistic plan through Ya d'ar brezhoneg on 16 December 2008.

International relations[edit]

Riec-sur-Belon is twinned with:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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