Uzel

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Uzel

Uzel
The town hall of Uzel
The town hall of Uzel
Coat of arms of Uzel
Coat of arms
Location of Uzel
Uzel is located in France
Uzel
Uzel
Uzel is located in Brittany
Uzel
Uzel
Coordinates: 48°17′N 2°50′W / 48.28°N 2.84°W / 48.28; -2.84Coordinates: 48°17′N 2°50′W / 48.28°N 2.84°W / 48.28; -2.84
CountryFrance
RegionBrittany
DepartmentCôtes-d'Armor
ArrondissementSaint-Brieuc
CantonMûr-de-Bretagne
IntercommunalityPays d'Uzel-près-l'Oust
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Yves Le Plénier
Area
1
6.79 km2 (2.62 sq mi)
Population
(2008)2
1,056
 • Density160/km2 (400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
22384 /22460
Elevation116–238 m (381–781 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.

Uzel (or Uzel-près-l'Oust[1]) is a commune in the Côtes-d'Armor department in Brittany in northwestern France. It is about 100 km (62 mi) west-northwest of Rennes and 15 km (9.3 mi) north-northwest of Loudéac.

The old school, in the centre of Uzel, was the scene of torture and killings by the Nazis and by the collaborationist Bezen Perrot, in 1944.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962857—    
1968899+4.9%
1975926+3.0%
1982990+6.9%
1990943−4.7%
1999897−4.9%
20081,056+17.7%

The inhabitants of Uzel are known in French as uzelais.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Uzel-près-l'Oust". Service Public.fr (in French).

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