Vendel, Ille-et-Vilaine

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Vendel
Gwennel
Commune
The church in Vendel
The church in Vendel
Coat of arms of Vendel
Coat of arms
Vendel is located in France
Vendel
Vendel
Location within Brittany region
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
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Ille-et-Vilaine
Arrondissement Fougères-Vitré
Canton Fougères-1
Intercommunality Pays de Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Bernard Turoche
Area1 6.37 km2 (2.46 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 436
 • Density 68/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 35348 /35140
Elevation 50–105 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 commune in the Ille-et-Vilaine department in Brittany in northwestern France.

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%

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