Plévin (French pronunciation: ​[plevɛ̃]; Breton: Plevin) is a commune in the Côtes-d'Armor department of Brittany in northwestern France.

Plévin
Plevin
Looking north towards the Monts d'Arrée from the summit of the Ménez Gliguéric, in Plévin
Looking north towards the Monts d'Arrée from the summit of the Ménez Gliguéric, in Plévin
Location of Plévin
Plévin is located in France
Plévin
Plévin
Plévin is located in Brittany
Plévin
Plévin
Coordinates: 48°13′38″N 3°30′14″W / 48.2272°N 3.5039°W / 48.2272; -3.5039Coordinates: 48°13′38″N 3°30′14″W / 48.2272°N 3.5039°W / 48.2272; -3.5039
CountryFrance
RegionBrittany
DepartmentCôtes-d'Armor
ArrondissementGuingamp
CantonRostrenen
IntercommunalityPoher Communauté
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Dominique Cogen[1]
Area
1
27.36 km2 (10.56 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
754
 • Density28/km2 (71/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
22202 /22340
Elevation90–302 m (295–991 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 Plévin are called plévinois in French.

Historical population
YearPop.±%
17931,356—    
18001,375+1.4%
18061,069−22.3%
1821972−9.1%
18311,192+22.6%
18361,193+0.1%
18411,222+2.4%
18461,247+2.0%
18511,312+5.2%
18561,264−3.7%
18611,240−1.9%
18661,250+0.8%
18721,230−1.6%
18761,326+7.8%
18811,295−2.3%
18861,316+1.6%
18911,382+5.0%
18961,446+4.6%
YearPop.±%
19011,601+10.7%
19061,716+7.2%
19111,732+0.9%
19211,708−1.4%
19261,783+4.4%
19311,652−7.3%
19361,587−3.9%
19461,447−8.8%
19541,231−14.9%
19621,185−3.7%
19681,015−14.3%
1975883−13.0%
1982774−12.3%
1990781+0.9%
1999774−0.9%
2008789+1.9%
2019754−4.4%

GeographyEdit

Plévin is located on the northern slope of the Montagnes Noires (french, Black Mountains), 51 km (32 mi) northeast of Quimper, 53 km (33 mi) north of Lorient and 64 km (40 mi) southwest of Saint-Brieuc. Two of the highsest peaks of the Montagnes Noires, the Minez Gligueric and the Minez Zant Yann, stand in the south of the commune. Historically, the village belongs to Cornouaille. Plévin is border by Tréogan and Motreff to the west, by Carhaix-Plouguer and Le Moustoir to the north, by Paule to the east and by Langonnet to the south.

MapEdit

Topographic map.

HistoryEdit

Reverend Father Julien Maunoir died in Plévin in January 28, 1693.

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

External linksEdit