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The town hall in Saint-Avé
The town hall in Saint-Avé
Coat of arms of Saint-Avé
Coat of arms
Saint-Avé is located in France
Coordinates: 47°41′14″N 2°44′00″W / 47.6872°N 2.7333°W / 47.6872; -2.7333Coordinates: 47°41′14″N 2°44′00″W / 47.6872°N 2.7333°W / 47.6872; -2.7333
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Morbihan
Arrondissement Vannes
Canton Vannes-Est
Intercommunality Pays de Vannes
 • Mayor (2008—2014) Hervé Pellois
Area1 26.09 km2 (10.07 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 8,303
 • Density 320/km2 (820/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 56206 /56890
Elevation 12–136 m (39–446 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.

Saint-Avé (Breton: Sant-Teve) is a commune in the Morbihan department of Brittany in north-western France.


Inhabitants of Saint-Avé are called in French Avéens.

Breton language[edit]

The municipality launched a linguistic plan through Ya d'ar brezhoneg on March the 25th of 2005.

In 2008, there was 15.35% of the children attended the bilingual schools in primary education.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ (French) Ofis ar Brezhoneg: Enseignement bilingue

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