Trégastel

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Trégastel

Tregastell
Trégastel beach
Trégastel beach
Coat of arms of Trégastel
Coat of arms
Location of Trégastel
Trégastel is located in France
Trégastel
Trégastel
Trégastel is located in Brittany
Trégastel
Trégastel
Coordinates: 48°48′41″N 3°29′56″W / 48.8114°N 3.4989°W / 48.8114; -3.4989Coordinates: 48°48′41″N 3°29′56″W / 48.8114°N 3.4989°W / 48.8114; -3.4989
CountryFrance
RegionBrittany
DepartmentCôtes-d'Armor
ArrondissementLannion
CantonPerros-Guirec
IntercommunalityLannion Trégor
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Paul Droniou
Area
1
7.00 km2 (2.70 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
2,518
 • Density360/km2 (930/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
22353 /22730
Elevation0–71 m (0–233 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Trégastel is situated between Perros-Guirec and Pleumeur-Bodou. Lannion, is 10 kilometres away.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793867—    
1800659−24.0%
1806709+7.6%
1821862+21.6%
1831944+9.5%
18361,011+7.1%
1841985−2.6%
18461,031+4.7%
18511,113+8.0%
18561,036−6.9%
18611,078+4.1%
18661,080+0.2%
18721,086+0.6%
18761,078−0.7%
18811,096+1.7%
18861,141+4.1%
18911,108−2.9%
18961,224+10.5%
19011,250+2.1%
19061,361+8.9%
19111,286−5.5%
19211,320+2.6%
19261,467+11.1%
19311,398−4.7%
19361,449+3.6%
19461,521+5.0%
19541,687+10.9%
19621,670−1.0%
19681,742+4.3%
19752,013+15.6%
19822,063+2.5%
19902,201+6.7%
19992,234+1.5%
20082,412+8.0%

Inhabitants of Trégastel are called trégastellois in French.

Breton language[edit]

The municipality launched a linguistic plan through Ya d'ar brezhoneg on February, 2008.

In 2008, 16.5% of primary school children attended bilingual schools.[2]

International relations[edit]

These are the official sister cities of Trégastel:

Religious monuments[edit]

  • St Laurent Church in the bourg
  • Ste Anne des rochers chapel
  • St Golgon chapel

The Costaérès castle[edit]

In 1892, Bruno Abakanowicz bought a small island called Costaérès in Trégastel where until 1896 he erected a neo-Gothic manor.

Marine aquarium of Trégastel[edit]

Since 1967, Trégastel has been home to a marine aquarium, built within a large, naturally occurring, outcrop of pink granite rocks.

Gallery[edit]

The château de Costaérès in Trégastel, and the seven islands in the background

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ (in French) Ofis ar Brezhoneg: Enseignement bilingue

External links[edit]