Lohéac (French pronunciation: ​[lɔeak]; Breton: Lohieg; Gallo: Lozeiac) is a commune in the Ille-et-Vilaine department in Brittany in northwestern France. The town is well known for cars and motorsport, hosting a rallycross track part of the FIA World Rallycross Championship, a tarmac racing circuit, a karting circuit, a quad bike circuit and the Manor of the Automobile, which hosts the Museum of the Automobile.

Lohéac
Lohieg
The town hall of Lohéac
The town hall of Lohéac
Coat of arms of Lohéac
Location of Lohéac
Lohéac is located in France
Lohéac
Lohéac
Lohéac is located in Brittany
Lohéac
Lohéac
Coordinates: 47°51′59″N 1°52′55″W / 47.8664°N 1.8819°W / 47.8664; -1.8819Coordinates: 47°51′59″N 1°52′55″W / 47.8664°N 1.8819°W / 47.8664; -1.8819
CountryFrance
RegionBrittany
DepartmentIlle-et-Vilaine
ArrondissementRedon
CantonRedon
IntercommunalityVallons de Haute-Bretagne
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Patrick Bertin[1]
Area
1
5.11 km2 (1.97 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
648
 • Density130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
35155 /35550
Elevation34–100 m (112–328 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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PopulationEdit

Inhabitants of Lohéac are called Lohéaciens in French.

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962400—    
1968404+1.0%
1975406+0.5%
1982449+10.6%
1990508+13.1%
1999603+18.7%
2008675+11.9%

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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 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.

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