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Bannalec

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Bannalec

Banaleg
The parish church of Our Lady of Folgoët, in Bannalec

Coat of arms
Location of Bannalec
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Coordinates: 47°56′00″N 3°41′45″W / 47.9333°N 3.6958°W / 47.9333; -3.6958Coordinates: 47°56′00″N 3°41′45″W / 47.9333°N 3.6958°W / 47.9333; -3.6958
CountryFrance
RegionBrittany
DepartmentFinistère
ArrondissementQuimper
CantonMoëlan-sur-Mer
IntercommunalityPays de Quimperlé
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Yves André
Area
1
77.51 km2 (29.93 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
5,798
 • Density75/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
29004 /29380
Elevation22–172 m (72–564 ft)
WebsiteOfficial website
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Bannalec (Breton: Banaleg) is a commune in the Finistère department in the Brittany region in northwestern France.

Population

Inhabitants of Bannalec are called Bannalécois.

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1800 4,396—    
1821 4,363−0.8%
1831 4,183−4.1%
1836 4,377+4.6%
1841 4,264−2.6%
1846 4,372+2.5%
1851 4,174−4.5%
1856 4,425+6.0%
1861 4,313−2.5%
1866 4,611+6.9%
1872 4,390−4.8%
1876 4,787+9.0%
1881 5,042+5.3%
1886 5,259+4.3%
1891 5,890+12.0%
1896 5,910+0.3%
1901 6,040+2.2%
1906 6,141+1.7%
1911 6,138−0.0%
1921 6,170+0.5%
1926 6,323+2.5%
1931 6,159−2.6%
1936 6,067−1.5%
1946 6,098+0.5%
1954 5,511−9.6%
1962 5,369−2.6%
1968 5,235−2.5%
1975 5,023−4.0%
1982 4,975−1.0%
1990 4,840−2.7%
1999 4,806−0.7%
2008 5,226+8.7%

Breton language

In 2008, 7.91% of primary-school children attended bilingual schools.[2]

See also

Bannalec is twinned with the Irish town of Castleisland.

References

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ (in French) Ofis ar Brezhoneg: Enseignement bilingue
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