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Locmélar

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Locmélar

Lokmelar
The town hall in Locmélar

Coat of arms
Location of Locmélar
Locmélar
Locmélar
Locmélar
Locmélar
Coordinates: 48°27′15″N 4°03′50″W / 48.4542°N 4.0639°W / 48.4542; -4.0639Coordinates: 48°27′15″N 4°03′50″W / 48.4542°N 4.0639°W / 48.4542; -4.0639
CountryFrance
RegionBrittany
DepartmentFinistère
ArrondissementMorlaix
CantonLandivisiau
IntercommunalityPays de Landivisiau
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Pierre-Yves Moal
Area
1
15.55 km2 (6.00 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
478
 • Density31/km2 (80/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
29131 /29400
Elevation47–191 m (154–627 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Locmélar (Breton: Lokmelar) is a commune in the Finistère department of Brittany in north-western France.

Toponymy

From the Breton loc which means hermitage (cf.: Locminé) and Mélar who is a Breton saint.

Population

Inhabitants of Locmélar are called in French Locmélariens.

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793883—    
1800810−8.3%
1806929+14.7%
1821943+1.5%
18311,039+10.2%
18361,041+0.2%
18411,094+5.1%
18461,123+2.7%
18511,178+4.9%
18561,101−6.5%
18611,085−1.5%
18661,142+5.3%
18721,050−8.1%
18761,067+1.6%
18811,051−1.5%
18861,075+2.3%
18911,054−2.0%
1896975−7.5%
1901978+0.3%
1906975−0.3%
1911977+0.2%
1921781−20.1%
1926764−2.2%
1931682−10.7%
1936651−4.5%
1946572−12.1%
1954512−10.5%
1962470−8.2%
1968445−5.3%
1975356−20.0%
1982349−2.0%
1990455+30.4%
1999469+3.1%
2008427−9.0%

See also

References

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