Scaër

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Scaër
Skaer
Commune
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Scaër
Coat of arms
Scaër is located in France
Scaër
Scaër
Location within Brittany region
Scaër is located in Brittany
Scaër
Scaër
Coordinates: 48°01′41″N 3°42′03″W / 48.0281°N 3.7008°W / 48.0281; -3.7008Coordinates: 48°01′41″N 3°42′03″W / 48.0281°N 3.7008°W / 48.0281; -3.7008
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Finistère
Arrondissement Quimper
Canton Moëlan-sur-Mer
Intercommunality Pays de Quimperlé
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jean-Yves Le Goff
Area1 117.58 km2 (45.40 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 5,198
 • Density 44/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 29274 /29390
Elevation 65–242 m (213–794 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.

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

Population[edit]

Inhabitants of Scaër are called in French Scaërois.

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793 4,035—    
1800 4,567+13.2%
1806 3,598−21.2%
1821 3,460−3.8%
1831 3,676+6.2%
1836 3,937+7.1%
1841 4,005+1.7%
1846 4,156+3.8%
1851 4,304+3.6%
1856 4,343+0.9%
1861 4,278−1.5%
1866 4,471+4.5%
1872 4,394−1.7%
1876 4,747+8.0%
1881 4,891+3.0%
1886 5,403+10.5%
1891 5,686+5.2%
1896 5,939+4.4%
1901 6,243+5.1%
1906 6,565+5.2%
1911 6,676+1.7%
1921 6,581−1.4%
1926 6,697+1.8%
1931 7,118+6.3%
1936 7,402+4.0%
1946 7,838+5.9%
1954 7,204−8.1%
1962 7,176−0.4%
1968 6,999−2.5%
1975 6,556−6.3%
1982 5,968−9.0%
1990 5,555−6.9%
1999 5,275−5.0%
2008 5,198−1.5%

Breton language[edit]

The municipality launched a linguistic plan through Ya d'ar brezhoneg on March 20, 2007.

In 2008, 11.62% of primary-school children attended bilingual schools.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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