Le Pellerin (French pronunciation: [lə pɛlʁɛ̃] (listen); Breton: Pentelloù) is a commune in the Loire-Atlantique department in western France.

Le Pellerin
Commune
Le Pellerin, seen from across the river Loire
Le Pellerin, seen from across the river Loire
Coat of arms of Le Pellerin
Location of Le Pellerin
Le Pellerin is located in France
Le Pellerin
Le Pellerin
Le Pellerin is located in Pays de la Loire
Le Pellerin
Le Pellerin
Coordinates: 47°12′N 1°45′W / 47.2°N 1.75°W / 47.2; -1.75Coordinates: 47°12′N 1°45′W / 47.2°N 1.75°W / 47.2; -1.75
CountryFrance
RegionPays de la Loire
DepartmentLoire-Atlantique
ArrondissementNantes
CantonSaint-Brevin-les-Pins
IntercommunalityNantes Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) François Brillaud De Laujardière
Area
1
30.65 km2 (11.83 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[1]
5,200
 • Density170/km2 (440/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
44120 /44640
Elevation0–27 m (0–89 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1793 2,100—    
1800 1,456−5.10%
1806 1,495+0.44%
1821 1,654+0.68%
1831 1,729+0.44%
1841 1,750+0.12%
1846 1,796+0.52%
1851 1,783−0.15%
1856 1,726−0.65%
1861 1,851+1.41%
1866 1,833−0.20%
1872 1,779−0.50%
1876 1,794+0.21%
1881 1,775−0.21%
1886 2,392+6.15%
1891 2,241−1.30%
1896 2,270+0.26%
1901 2,283+0.11%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1906 2,264−0.17%
1911 2,313+0.43%
1921 2,311−0.01%
1926 2,241−0.61%
1931 2,252+0.10%
1936 2,256+0.04%
1946 2,472+0.92%
1954 2,507+0.18%
1962 2,667+0.78%
1968 2,685+0.11%
1975 2,902+1.12%
1982 3,478+2.62%
1990 3,712+0.82%
1999 3,774+0.18%
2007 4,214+1.39%
2012 4,607+1.80%
2017 5,100+2.05%
Source: EHESS[2] and INSEE (1968-2017)[3]

PersonalitiesEdit

Le Pellerin was the birthplace (21 May 1759) of Joseph Fouché.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  2. ^ Des villages de Cassini aux communes d'aujourd'hui: Commune data sheet Le Pellerin, EHESS. (in French)
  3. ^ Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE

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