Rosporden

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Rosporden

Rosporden
Coat of arms of Rosporden
Coat of arms
Location of Rosporden
Rosporden is located in France
Rosporden
Rosporden
Rosporden is located in Brittany
Rosporden
Rosporden
Coordinates: 47°57′41″N 3°50′01″W / 47.9614°N 3.8336°W / 47.9614; -3.8336Coordinates: 47°57′41″N 3°50′01″W / 47.9614°N 3.8336°W / 47.9614; -3.8336
CountryFrance
RegionBrittany
DepartmentFinistère
ArrondissementQuimper
CantonConcarneau
IntercommunalityConcarneau-Cornouaille
Government
 • Mayor (2016 - ?) Michel Loussouarn
Area
1
57.37 km2 (22.15 sq mi)
Population
(2008)2
7,026
 • Density120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
29241 /29140
Elevation25–171 m (82–561 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.
Church of Our Lady of Rosporden

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

The small city specializes in the manufacture of "chouchen", a version of mead native to Brittany, and is known as the Capital of Chouchen.

Population[edit]

Inhabitants of Rosporden are called in French Rospordinois.

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793 749—    
1800 765+2.1%
1806 768+0.4%
1821 867+12.9%
1831 927+6.9%
1836 1,006+8.5%
1841 1,033+2.7%
1846 1,048+1.5%
1851 1,186+13.2%
1856 1,229+3.6%
1861 1,242+1.1%
1866 1,284+3.4%
1872 1,213−5.5%
1876 1,325+9.2%
1881 1,539+16.2%
1886 1,742+13.2%
1891 1,847+6.0%
1896 2,069+12.0%
1901 2,197+6.2%
1906 2,360+7.4%
1911 2,450+3.8%
1921 2,386−2.6%
1926 2,438+2.2%
1931 2,464+1.1%
1936 2,594+5.3%
1946 2,887+11.3%
1954 2,876−0.4%
1962 3,416+18.8%
1968 3,378−1.1%
1975 7,082+109.7%
1982 6,735−4.9%
1990 6,485−3.7%
1999 6,442−0.7%
2008 7,026+9.1%

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