Metropolitan Brest

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Metropolitan Brest
Brest Métropole
Skyline of Metropolitan BrestBrest Métropole
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Finistère
No. of communes 8
Established 1973
Seat Brest
 • President François Cuillandre (PS)
 • Term of office 2014-2020
 • Total 218.37 km2 (84.31 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 213,545
 • Density 977.90/km2 (2,532.7/sq mi)
Budget approx. €312.7 million (2008)¹
Website [1]
¹ After compensatory transfer of local tax euros to the communes of the Urban Community.

Metropolitan Brest (French: Brest Métropole) is the intercommunal structure gathering the city of Brest, in Brittany, and some of its suburbs.


The Urban Community was founded in 1973. On January 1, 2015, the Metropolitan community replaces the Urban Community in accordance with a law of January 2014.[1]

Member communes[edit]


The Metropolitan Council consists of 70 members, one of them being the president, currently François Cuillandre, the mayor of Brest.


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Coordinates: 48°23′24″N 4°29′13″W / 48.3900°N 4.4869°W / 48.3900; -4.4869