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Scaër

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Scaër

Skaer
Town hall

Coat of arms
Location of Scaër
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Coordinates: 48°01′41″N 3°42′03″W / 48.0281°N 3.7008°W / 48.0281; -3.7008Coordinates: 48°01′41″N 3°42′03″W / 48.0281°N 3.7008°W / 48.0281; -3.7008
CountryFrance
RegionBrittany
DepartmentFinistère
ArrondissementQuimper
CantonMoëlan-sur-Mer
IntercommunalityPays de Quimperlé
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jean-Yves Le Goff
Area
1
117.58 km2 (45.40 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
5,507
 • Density47/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
29274 /29390
Elevation65–242 m (213–794 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Population

Inhabitants of Scaër are called in French Scaërois.

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793 4,035—    
1800 4,567+13.2%
1806 3,598−21.2%
1821 3,460−3.8%
1831 3,676+6.2%
1836 3,937+7.1%
1841 4,005+1.7%
1846 4,156+3.8%
1851 4,304+3.6%
1856 4,343+0.9%
1861 4,278−1.5%
1866 4,471+4.5%
1872 4,394−1.7%
1876 4,747+8.0%
1881 4,891+3.0%
1886 5,403+10.5%
1891 5,686+5.2%
1896 5,939+4.4%
1901 6,243+5.1%
1906 6,565+5.2%
1911 6,676+1.7%
1921 6,581−1.4%
1926 6,697+1.8%
1931 7,118+6.3%
1936 7,402+4.0%
1946 7,838+5.9%
1954 7,204−8.1%
1962 7,176−0.4%
1968 6,999−2.5%
1975 6,556−6.3%
1982 5,968−9.0%
1990 5,555−6.9%
1999 5,275−5.0%
2008 5,198−1.5%

Breton language

The municipality launched a linguistic plan through Ya d'ar brezhoneg on March 20, 2007.

In 2008, 11.62% of primary-school children attended bilingual schools.[2]

See also

References

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