La Fontenelle, Ille-et-Vilaine

La Fontenelle (Breton: Ar Fantanig, Gallo: La Fontenèll) is a former commune in the Ille-et-Vilaine department of Brittany in north-western France. On 1 January 2019, it was merged into the new commune Val-Couesnon.[2]

La Fontenelle

Ar Fantanig
Birthplace of the composer Jean Langlais
Birthplace of the composer Jean Langlais
Location of La Fontenelle
La Fontenelle is located in France
La Fontenelle
La Fontenelle
La Fontenelle is located in Brittany
La Fontenelle
La Fontenelle
Coordinates: 48°28′07″N 1°30′06″W / 48.4686°N 1.5017°W / 48.4686; -1.5017Coordinates: 48°28′07″N 1°30′06″W / 48.4686°N 1.5017°W / 48.4686; -1.5017
CountryFrance
RegionBrittany
DepartmentIlle-et-Vilaine
ArrondissementFougères-Vitré
CantonAntrain
CommuneVal-Couesnon
Area
1
12.36 km2 (4.77 sq mi)
Population
 (2017)[1]
542
 • Density44/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal code
35560
Elevation7–117 m (23–384 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 La Fontenelle are called in French Fontenellois.

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962687—    
1968699+1.7%
1975632−9.6%
1982545−13.8%
1990528−3.1%
1999514−2.7%
2008539+4.9%

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