Saint-Marcel, Morbihan

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The town hall in Saint-Marcel
The town hall in Saint-Marcel
Saint-Marcel is located in France
Coordinates: 47°48′18″N 2°25′03″W / 47.805°N 2.4175°W / 47.805; -2.4175Coordinates: 47°48′18″N 2°25′03″W / 47.805°N 2.4175°W / 47.805; -2.4175
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Morbihan
Arrondissement Vannes
Canton Malestroit
Intercommunality Val d'Oust et de Lanvaux
 • Mayor (2008—2014) Henri Briand
Area1 12.81 km2 (4.95 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 854
 • Density 67/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 56228 /56140
Elevation 12–112 m (39–367 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-Marcel (Breton: Sant-Marc'hell) is a commune in the Morbihan department of Brittany in north-western France.

Saint-Marcel houses the Museum of the Breton Resistance which commemorates the uprising of the Maquis of Saint-Marcel (3,000 fighters) and 200 Free French SAS parachutists in 18 June 1944, which the French force under command of André Hue came under German attack.

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