Plouguin

Plouguin (Plougin in Breton) is a commune in the Finistère department of Brittany in north-western France.

Plouguin

Plougin
The town hall in Plouguin
The town hall in Plouguin
Coat of arms of Plouguin
Coat of arms
Location of Plouguin
Plouguin is located in France
Plouguin
Plouguin
Plouguin is located in Brittany
Plouguin
Plouguin
Coordinates: 48°31′31″N 4°36′00″W / 48.5253°N 4.6000°W / 48.5253; -4.6000Coordinates: 48°31′31″N 4°36′00″W / 48.5253°N 4.6000°W / 48.5253; -4.6000
CountryFrance
RegionBrittany
DepartmentFinistère
ArrondissementBrest
CantonPlabennec
IntercommunalityPlabennec et des Abers
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Roger Talarmain
Area
1
31.02 km2 (11.98 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
2,151
 • Density69/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
29196 /29830
Elevation0–82 m (0–269 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

It lies 20 km (12 mi) northwest of Brest, about 7 km (4.3 mi) from the English Channel in the far west of the Leon peninsula.

PopulationEdit

Inhabitants of Plouguin are called in French Plouguinois.

Saint WinwaloeEdit

Plouguin is considered to have been (about 460) the birthplace of Saint Winwaloe, and his supposed place of birth, a feudal hillock, is still pointed out.

International relationsEdit

Plouguin is twinned with the town of Newport in Pembrokeshire, Wales.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.

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