Tonquédec

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Tonquédec
Tonkedeg
Chateau
Chateau
Coat of arms of Tonquédec
Coat of arms
Tonquédec is located in France
Tonquédec
Tonquédec
Coordinates: 48°40′12″N 3°23′38″W / 48.67°N 3.3939°W / 48.67; -3.3939Coordinates: 48°40′12″N 3°23′38″W / 48.67°N 3.3939°W / 48.67; -3.3939
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Côtes-d'Armor
Arrondissement Lannion
Canton Plouaret
Intercommunality Centre Trégor
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jean-Claude Le Buzulier
Area1 18.01 km2 (6.95 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,064
 • Density 59/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 22340 /22140
Elevation 10–106 m (33–348 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.

Tonquédec (Breton: Tonkedeg) is a commune in the Côtes-d'Armor department of Brittany in northwestern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 804 —    
1968 958 +19.2%
1975 865 −9.7%
1982 1,045 +20.8%
1990 1,061 +1.5%
1999 1,063 +0.2%
2008 1,064 +0.1%

Inhabitants of Tonquédec are called tonquédois in French.

Breton language[edit]

Most of the inhabitants speaking Breton, the municipality launched a Breton linguistic plan through Ya d'ar brezhoneg on May 23, 2006.

See also[edit]

Sister City[edit]

Corofin, County Clare (Ireland)

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