Vendel, Ille-et-Vilaine

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Vendel

Gwennel
The church in Vendel
The church in Vendel
Coat of arms of Vendel
Coat of arms
Location of Vendel
Vendel is located in France
Vendel
Vendel
Vendel is located in Brittany
Vendel
Vendel
Coordinates: 48°18′00″N 1°18′37″W / 48.3°N 1.3103°W / 48.3; -1.3103Coordinates: 48°18′00″N 1°18′37″W / 48.3°N 1.3103°W / 48.3; -1.3103
CountryFrance
RegionBrittany
DepartmentIlle-et-Vilaine
ArrondissementFougères-Vitré
CantonFougères-1
CommuneRives-du-Couesnon
Area
1
6.37 km2 (2.46 sq mi)
Population
(2009)2
436
 • Density68/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal code
35140
Elevation50–105 m (164–344 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.

Vendel (Breton: Gwennel, Gallo: Vandèu) is a former commune in the Ille-et-Vilaine department in Brittany in northwestern France. On 1 January 2019, it was merged into the new commune Rives-du-Couesnon.[1]

Geography[edit]

Vendel is located 38 km (24 mi) northeast of Rennes and 45 km (28 mi) south of Mont Saint-Michel.

The adjacent communes are La Chapelle-Saint-Aubert, Billé, Saint-Georges-de-Chesné, and Saint-Jean-sur-Couesnon.

Population[edit]

Inhabitants of Vendel are called Vendelais in French.

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962 334—    
1968 344+3.0%
1975 325−5.5%
1982 300−7.7%
1990 311+3.7%
1999 339+9.0%
2009 436+28.6%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 17 October 2018 (in French)

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