Vezin-le-Coquet

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Vezin-le-Coquet
Gwezin
The church in Vezin-le-Coquet
The church in Vezin-le-Coquet
Vezin-le-Coquet is located in France
Vezin-le-Coquet
Vezin-le-Coquet
Coordinates: 48°07′10″N 1°45′17″W / 48.1194°N 1.7547°W / 48.1194; -1.7547Coordinates: 48°07′10″N 1°45′17″W / 48.1194°N 1.7547°W / 48.1194; -1.7547
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Ille-et-Vilaine
Arrondissement Rennes
Canton Le Rheu
Intercommunality Rennes Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jean Roudaut
Area1 7.86 km2 (3.03 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 4,114
 • Density 520/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 35353 /35132
Elevation 21–67 m (69–220 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.

Vezin-le-Coquet (Breton: Gwezin, Gallo: Bezein) is a commune in the Ille-et-Vilaine department of Brittany in northwestern France.

A men's prison, the Centre Penitentiaire pour Hommes de Vezin (operational since March 2010), is located within the commune.[1]

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Inhabitants of Vezin-le-Coquet are called Vezinois in French.

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 839 —    
1968 1,596 +90.2%
1975 2,207 +38.3%
1982 2,731 +23.7%
1990 3,268 +19.7%
1999 4,029 +23.3%
2009 4,114 +2.1%

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