Loqueffret (French pronunciation: ​[lɔkefʁɛt]; Breton: Lokeored) is a commune in the Finistère department of Brittany in north-western France.

Loqueffret
Lokeored
The church of Sainte-Geneviève, in Loqueffret
The church of Sainte-Geneviève, in Loqueffret
Location of Loqueffret
Loqueffret is located in France
Loqueffret
Loqueffret
Loqueffret is located in Brittany
Loqueffret
Loqueffret
Coordinates: 48°19′20″N 3°51′14″W / 48.3222°N 3.8539°W / 48.3222; -3.8539Coordinates: 48°19′20″N 3°51′14″W / 48.3222°N 3.8539°W / 48.3222; -3.8539
CountryFrance
RegionBrittany
DepartmentFinistère
ArrondissementChâteaulin
CantonCarhaix-Plouguer
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Marcel Salaün[1]
Area
1
27.40 km2 (10.58 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
348
 • Density13/km2 (33/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
29141 /29530
Elevation87–297 m (285–974 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Located south of the monts d ' Arrée, in the eastern part of the Armorique regional natural park, it is a small rural village, former home of the Pilhaouers. Covering 2 770 hectares, the commune had in 2006 of 406 inhabitants. Served by a dense drainage network, it presents two distinct part geographical entities and other sandstone of the monts d ' Arrée domes: northern slopes covered wildfires down towards Lake Saint-Michel, South of the slopes in crops or afforested, more conducive to agricultural soils.

"The parish church, the chapel of the cross and the Manor of du Rusquec remain important heritage sites, while the quality and variety of natural sites, paths and panoramas favour activities related to tourism rural

PopulationEdit

Inhabitants of Loqueffret are called in French Loqueffretois. In 1884 the commune of Brennilis was separated from Loqueffret.[3]

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1793 1,554—    
1800 1,689+1.20%
1806 1,534−1.59%
1821 1,767+0.95%
1831 1,861+0.52%
1836 1,890+0.31%
1841 1,892+0.02%
1846 1,927+0.37%
1851 1,758−1.82%
1856 1,763+0.06%
1861 1,801+0.43%
1866 1,920+1.29%
1872 1,991+0.61%
1876 1,986−0.06%
1881 1,825−1.68%
1886 997−11.39%
1891 1,129+2.52%
1896 1,135+0.11%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1901 1,190+0.95%
1906 1,258+1.12%
1911 1,316+0.91%
1921 1,157−1.28%
1926 1,115−0.74%
1931 1,010−1.96%
1936 990−0.40%
1946 958−0.33%
1954 802−2.20%
1962 725−1.25%
1968 692−0.77%
1975 511−4.24%
1982 482−0.83%
1990 428−1.47%
1999 435+0.18%
2007 408−0.80%
2012 395−0.65%
2017 359−1.89%
Source: EHESS[3] and INSEE (1968-2017)[4]

See alsoEdit

 
Loqueffret
 
Banner of Saint Edeyrn at Loqueffret France.

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.
  3. ^ a b Des villages de Cassini aux communes d'aujourd'hui: Commune data sheet Loqueffret, EHESS. (in French)
  4. ^ Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE

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