Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier

Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier (Breton: Sant-Albin-an-Hiliber) is a commune in the Ille-et-Vilaine department in Brittany in northwestern France.

Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier
Sant-Albin-an-Hiliber
The church of Saint-Aubin, in Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier
The church of Saint-Aubin, in Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier
Coat of arms of Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier
Location of Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier
Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier is located in France
Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier
Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier
Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier is located in Brittany
Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier
Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier
Coordinates: 48°15′37″N 1°23′51″W / 48.2603°N 1.3975°W / 48.2603; -1.3975Coordinates: 48°15′37″N 1°23′51″W / 48.2603°N 1.3975°W / 48.2603; -1.3975
CountryFrance
RegionBrittany
DepartmentIlle-et-Vilaine
ArrondissementRennes
CantonFougères-1
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Jérôme Bégasse[1]
Area
1
27.41 km2 (10.58 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[2]
3,901
 • Density140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
35253 /35140
Elevation54–123 m (177–404 ft)
(avg. 117 m or 384 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

GeographyEdit

Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier is located at 29 km (18 mi) northeast of Rennes and 49 km (30 mi) south of Mont Saint-Michel.

The bordering communes are Mézières-sur-Couesnon, Saint-Jean-sur-Couesnon, Saint-Georges-de-Chesné, Mecé, Livré-sur-Changeon, Liffré, Gosné, Ercé-près-Liffré, and Gahard.

HistoryEdit

The area is most notable for the 1488 Battle of Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier, the decisive conflict of the guerre folle between rebellious feudal aristocrats and the French king. The rebels sought to resist the concentration of power in Paris and retain regional feudal independence. The combined rebel forces were defeated, paving the way for the creation of a unified French state.

The area was also the site of conflict during the Chouannerie, anti-Revolutionary insurrections in the 1790s.

PopulationEdit

Inhabitants of Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier are called saint-aubinais in French.

Historical population
YearPop.±%
19621,798—    
19681,714−4.7%
19751,776+3.6%
19822,235+25.8%
19902,040−8.7%
19992,746+34.6%
20093,609+31.4%

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 2018". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 28 December 2020.

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