Pluvigner

Pluvigner (French pronunciation: ​[plyviɲe]; Breton: Pleuwigner) is a commune in the Morbihan department of Brittany in north-western France.

Pluvigner
Pleuwigner
The town hall in Pluvigner
The town hall in Pluvigner
Coat of arms of Pluvigner
Location of Pluvigner
Pluvigner is located in France
Pluvigner
Pluvigner
Pluvigner is located in Brittany
Pluvigner
Pluvigner
Coordinates: 47°46′00″N 3°01′00″W / 47.7667°N 3.0167°W / 47.7667; -3.0167Coordinates: 47°46′00″N 3°01′00″W / 47.7667°N 3.0167°W / 47.7667; -3.0167
CountryFrance
RegionBrittany
DepartmentMorbihan
ArrondissementLorient
CantonPluvigner
IntercommunalityAuray Quiberon Terre Atlantique
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Diane Hingray[1]
Area
1
82.83 km2 (31.98 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[2]
7,635
 • Density92/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
56177 /56330
Elevation17–146 m (56–479 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

DemographicsEdit

Inhabitants of Pluvigner are called in French Pluvignois.

At the 1999 census, the town had a population of 5,428. In 2007 the estimated population was 7,072.[3]

Town centreEdit

At the centre of Pluvigner is L'Eglise St Guigner, near which two main squares form the principal shopping district. There are three bakeries, two butchers, clothes shops, a post office, a florist and three bars in the centre. A Super U and Lidl supermarket can be found on the outskirts. There is also a sports complex with football and rugby pitches, tennis courts and a gym.

Breton languageEdit

The municipality launched a linguistic plan through Ya d'ar brezhoneg on November the 9th of 2006.

In 2008, there was 9,66% of the children attended the bilingual schools in primary education.[4]

Twin townsEdit

The town is twinned with Cahirciveen, County Kerry, Ireland   since 1984.[5][6]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Maires du Morbihan" (PDF). Préfecture du Morbihan. 7 July 2020.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2018". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 28 December 2020.
  3. ^ "Pluvigner website". Archived from the original on 2008-11-09. Retrieved 2008-10-17.
  4. ^ (in French) Ofis ar Brezhoneg: Enseignement bilingue
  5. ^ Association Bretagne-Irlande (in French)
  6. ^ O’Sullivan, Kathy (June 9, 2005). "Women with a mission bring image of Kerry life to France". Irish Independent. A COMPREHENSIVE pictorial representation of modern rural life in South West Kerry, currently on display in the library in Cahersiveen, will travel to France later this month to go on display in Pluvigner, Cahersiveen’s Breton twin.

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