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Le Relecq-Kerhuon

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Le Relecq-Kerhuon

Ar Releg-Kerhuon
The cove of Camfrout on the estuary of the Élorn

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Le Relecq-Kerhuon
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Le Relecq-Kerhuon
Coordinates: 48°24′33″N 4°23′44″W / 48.4092°N 4.3956°W / 48.4092; -4.3956Coordinates: 48°24′33″N 4°23′44″W / 48.4092°N 4.3956°W / 48.4092; -4.3956
CountryFrance
RegionBrittany
DepartmentFinistère
ArrondissementBrest
CantonGuipavas
IntercommunalityBrest Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Yohann Nédélec
Area
1
6.43 km2 (2.48 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
11,704
 • Density1,800/km2 (4,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
29235 /29480
Elevation0–96 m (0–315 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Le Relecq-Kerhuon (Breton: Ar Releg-Kerhuon) is a commune in the Finistère department of Brittany in north-western France.

Population

Inhabitants of Le Relecq-Kerhuon are called in French Relecquois or Kerhorres.

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1896 3,523—    
1901 3,772+7.1%
1906 4,295+13.9%
1911 4,376+1.9%
1921 4,878+11.5%
1926 4,282−12.2%
1931 4,275−0.2%
1936 4,696+9.8%
1946 6,021+28.2%
1954 5,985−0.6%
1962 6,526+9.0%
1968 7,001+7.3%
1975 8,499+21.4%
1982 9,286+9.3%
1990 10,569+13.8%
1999 10,851+2.7%
2008 10,783−0.6%

Breton language

The municipality launched a linguistic plan through Ya d'ar brezhoneg on September 2, 2005.

International relations

United Kingdom Cornwall Le Relecq-Kerhuon is twinned with Bodmin in Cornwall, UK.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
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