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Locmaria

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Locmaria

Lokmaria-ar-Gerveur
The church in Locmaria
Location of Locmaria
Locmaria
Locmaria
Locmaria
Locmaria
Coordinates: 47°17′42″N 3°04′57″W / 47.295°N 3.0825°W / 47.295; -3.0825Coordinates: 47°17′42″N 3°04′57″W / 47.295°N 3.0825°W / 47.295; -3.0825
CountryFrance
RegionBrittany
DepartmentMorbihan
ArrondissementLorient
CantonQuiberon
IntercommunalityBelle-Île-en-Mer
Government
 • Mayor (2008—2014) Jean-Yves Bannet
Area
1
20.55 km2 (7.93 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
897
 • Density44/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
56114 /56360
Elevation0–73 m (0–240 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Locmaria (Breton: Lokmaria-ar-Gerveur) is a commune in the Morbihan department in Brittany in north-western France. Locmaria is one of the four communes of Belle Île.

Toponymy

From the Breton loc which means hermitage (cf.: Locminé) and 'maria' which derive from Mary.

Demographics

Inhabitants of Locmaria are called in French Locmariaïstes.

See also

References


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