Tonquédec

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Tonquédec
Tonkedeg
Commune
Chateau
Chateau
Coat of arms of Tonquédec
Coat of arms
Tonquédec is located in France
Tonquédec
Tonquédec
Location within Brittany region
Tonquédec is located in Brittany
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 Bégard
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 UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
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
YearPop.±%
1962804—    
1968958+19.2%
1975865−9.7%
19821,045+20.8%
19901,061+1.5%
19991,063+0.2%
20081,064+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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