Brech (Brec'h in Breton) is a commune in the Morbihan department of Brittany in northwestern France.

Brech

Brec'h
The museum of Saint-Dégan
The museum of Saint-Dégan
Location of Brech
Brech is located in France
Brech
Brech
Brech is located in Brittany
Brech
Brech
Coordinates: 47°43′17″N 2°59′40″W / 47.7214°N 2.9944°W / 47.7214; -2.9944Coordinates: 47°43′17″N 2°59′40″W / 47.7214°N 2.9944°W / 47.7214; -2.9944
CountryFrance
RegionBrittany
DepartmentMorbihan
ArrondissementLorient
CantonPluvigner
IntercommunalityPays d'Auray
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Paul Baudic
Area
1
40.86 km2 (15.78 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
6,637
 • Density160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
56023 /56400
Elevation0–66 m (0–217 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

PopulationEdit

Inhabitants of Brec'h are called in French Brechois.

Breton languageEdit

In 2008, 19.56% of primary-school children attended bilingual schools.[2]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.
  2. ^ (in French) Ofis ar Brezhoneg: Enseignement bilingue

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