Pluvigner (French pronunciation: [plyviɲe]; Breton: Pleuwigner) is a commune in the Morbihan department of Brittany in north-western France.
|Coordinates: 47°46′00″N 3°01′00″W / 47.7667°N 3.0167°WCoordinates: 47°46′00″N 3°01′00″W / 47.7667°N 3.0167°W|
|Intercommunality||Auray Quiberon Terre Atlantique|
|• Mayor (2020–2026)||Diane Hingray|
|82.83 km2 (31.98 sq mi)|
|• Density||93/km2 (240/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|Elevation||17–146 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.|
Inhabitants of Pluvigner are called in French Pluvignois.
At the 1999 census, the town had a population of 5,428. In 2017 the population was 7,543.
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.
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.
The town is twinned with Cahirciveen, County Kerry, Ireland since 1984.
- ^ "Maires du Morbihan" (PDF). Préfecture du Morbihan. 7 July 2020.
- ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
- ^ INSEE commune file
- ^ Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE
- ^ (in French) Ofis ar Brezhoneg: Enseignement bilingue
- ^ Association Bretagne-Irlande (in French)
- ^ 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.
- Official website (in French)
- Base Mérimée: Search for heritage in the commune, Ministère français de la Culture. (in French)
- Mayors of Morbihan Association (in French)