Guignen

Guignen (Breton: Gwinien, Gallo: Ginyen) is a commune in the Ille-et-Vilaine department in Brittany in northwestern France.

Guignen

Gwinien
The church in Guignen
The church in Guignen
Coat of arms of Guignen
Coat of arms
Location of Guignen
Guignen is located in France
Guignen
Guignen
Guignen is located in Brittany
Guignen
Guignen
Coordinates: 47°55′16″N 1°51′38″W / 47.9211°N 1.8606°W / 47.9211; -1.8606Coordinates: 47°55′16″N 1°51′38″W / 47.9211°N 1.8606°W / 47.9211; -1.8606
CountryFrance
RegionBrittany
DepartmentIlle-et-Vilaine
ArrondissementRedon
CantonGuichen
IntercommunalityVallons de Haute-Bretagne
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Joseph Letournel
Area
1
53.05 km2 (20.48 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
3,902
 • Density74/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
35127 /35580
Elevation21–122 m (69–400 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Viscounts of GuignenEdit

The title of Viscount of Guignen had been the property of the House of Rohan since the 15th century. It was passed through to the Princes of Condé, members of the House of Bourbon by a marriage between Louis Joseph de Bourbon, Prince of Condé to Charlotte de Rohan who was created Viscountess in 1745. At her death in 1760, it became one of the subsidiary titles of the Condé's being confiscated during the revolution.

PopulationEdit

Inhabitants of Guignen are called Guignennais in French.

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962 1,586—    
1968 1,713+8.0%
1975 1,780+3.9%
1982 1,933+8.6%
1990 2,146+11.0%
1999 2,424+13.0%
2008 3,369+39.0%

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.

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