Uzel

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Uzel
Uzel
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Coat of arms of Uzel
Coat of arms
Uzel is located in France
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
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Côtes-d'Armor
Arrondissement Saint-Brieuc
Canton Uzel
Intercommunality Pays d'Uzel-près-l'Oust
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Yves Le Plénier
Area1 6.79 km2 (2.62 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,056
 • Density 160/km2 (400/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 22384 / 22460
Elevation 116–238 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 collarborationist Bezen Perrot, in 1944.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 857 —    
1968 899 +4.9%
1975 926 +3.0%
1982 990 +6.9%
1990 943 −4.7%
1999 897 −4.9%
2008 1,056 +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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