Guilers (French pronunciation: ​[ɡilɛʁ]; Breton: Gwiler-Leon) is a commune in the Finistère department of Brittany in north-western France.

Guilers
Gwiler-Leon
The church of Saint-Valentin, in Guilers
The church of Saint-Valentin, in Guilers
Coat of arms of Guilers
Location of Guilers
Guilers is located in France
Guilers
Guilers
Guilers is located in Brittany
Guilers
Guilers
Coordinates: 48°25′31″N 4°33′24″W / 48.4253°N 4.5567°W / 48.4253; -4.5567Coordinates: 48°25′31″N 4°33′24″W / 48.4253°N 4.5567°W / 48.4253; -4.5567
CountryFrance
RegionBrittany
DepartmentFinistère
ArrondissementBrest
CantonBrest-4
IntercommunalityBrest Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Pierre Ogor[1]
Area
1
18.98 km2 (7.33 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[2]
7,987
 • Density420/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
29069 /29820
Elevation0–96 m (0–315 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 Guilers are called in French Guilériens.

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793 1,200—    
1800 1,175−2.1%
1806 1,184+0.8%
1821 1,231+4.0%
1831 1,281+4.1%
1836 1,437+12.2%
1841 1,451+1.0%
1846 1,556+7.2%
1851 1,667+7.1%
1856 1,702+2.1%
1861 1,751+2.9%
1866 1,802+2.9%
YearPop.±%
1872 1,734−3.8%
1876 1,748+0.8%
1881 1,594−8.8%
1886 2,105+32.1%
1891 1,910−9.3%
1896 1,821−4.7%
1901 1,917+5.3%
1906 2,206+15.1%
1911 2,188−0.8%
1921 1,982−9.4%
1926 1,996+0.7%
1931 2,008+0.6%
YearPop.±%
1936 2,053+2.2%
1946 1,968−4.1%
1954 2,161+9.8%
1962 1,846−14.6%
1968 1,879+1.8%
1975 4,678+149.0%
1982 6,686+42.9%
1990 6,785+1.5%
1999 6,948+2.4%
2008 7,350+5.8%

Breton languageEdit

In 2008, 7.02% of primary-school children attended bilingual schools, where Breton language is taught alongside French.[3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2018". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 28 December 2020.
  3. ^ (in French) Ofis ar Brezhoneg: Enseignement bilingue

External linksEdit