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Ploemeur

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Ploemeur

Plañvour
The town hall in Ploemeur

Coat of arms
Location of Ploemeur
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Coordinates: 47°44′14″N 3°25′34″W / 47.7372°N 3.4261°W / 47.7372; -3.4261Coordinates: 47°44′14″N 3°25′34″W / 47.7372°N 3.4261°W / 47.7372; -3.4261
CountryFrance
RegionBrittany
DepartmentMorbihan
ArrondissementLorient
CantonPloemeur
IntercommunalityLorient Agglomération
Government
 • Mayor (2014 — 2020) Ronan Loas
Area
1
39.72 km2 (15.34 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
18,602
 • Density470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
56162 /56270
Elevation−1–55 m (−3.3–180.4 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Ploemeur (Plañvour in Breton), sometimes written instead as Plœmeur, is a commune in the Morbihan department in the region of Brittany in north-western France.

The inhabitants are called the Ploemeurois.

Breton language

The municipality launched a linguistic plan through Ya d'ar brezhoneg on 18 April 2006.

Etymology

The current name of the city of Ploemeur comes from the old Breton Plo Meur meaning "Big Parish".

Geography

Ploemeur is close to Lorient (Breton: An Oriant), a sub-prefecture of Morbihan.

Photographs of the Port of Lomener

  • The pier
    The pier
  • The Island of Groix at the horizon
    The Island of Groix at the horizon
  • End of the day on the port
    End of the day on the port

People

International relations

Twin towns — Sister cities

Ploemeur is twinned with:

See also

References

Notes

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Infoveriti (2011). "KOMITET MIAST BLIŹNIACZYCH NOWA DĘBA - FERMOY - PLOEMEUR - KRS - InfoVeriti". infoveriti.pl. Retrieved 30 May 2011.
  3. ^ Nowa Dęba City Council (2011). "Oficjalna strona Miasta i Gminy Nowa Dęba / Organizacje pozarządowe". nowadeba.pl. Archived from the original on 23 August 2011. Retrieved 30 May 2011.
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