Saint-Jean-Brévelay

Saint-Jean-Brévelay (Breton: Sant-Yann-Brevele) is a commune in the Morbihan department of Brittany in north-western France.

Saint-Jean-Brévelay

Sant-Yann-Brevele
The Church of Saint-Jean-Brévelay
Coat of arms of Saint-Jean-Brévelay
Coat of arms
Location of Saint-Jean-Brévelay
Saint-Jean-Brévelay is located in France
Saint-Jean-Brévelay
Saint-Jean-Brévelay
Saint-Jean-Brévelay is located in Brittany
Saint-Jean-Brévelay
Saint-Jean-Brévelay
Coordinates: 47°50′45″N 2°43′15″W / 47.8458°N 2.7208°W / 47.8458; -2.7208Coordinates: 47°50′45″N 2°43′15″W / 47.8458°N 2.7208°W / 47.8458; -2.7208
CountryFrance
RegionBrittany
DepartmentMorbihan
ArrondissementPontivy
CantonMoréac
IntercommunalitySaint-Jean-Brévelay Communauté
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Guénaël Robin[1]
Area
1
41.83 km2 (16.15 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[2]
2,808
 • Density67/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
56222 /56660
Elevation42–164 m (138–538 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 Saint-Jean-Brévelay are called in French Brévelais.

International relationsEdit

Saint-Jean-Brévelay is twinned with Botley, United Kingdom.[3]

AdministrationEdit

HistoryEdit

SportEdit

FootballEdit

Nowaydays, two clubs bear the name of Saint-Jean-Brévelay, Espérance Football-Club de Saint-Jean-Brévelay and Amicale Sportive Brévelaise. Both clubs share the Stade Municipal for their home games. There are two clubs in this small city for historical and religious reasons, the first one is catholic and the second one is secular.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Maires du Morbihan" (PDF). Préfecture du Morbihan. 7 July 2020.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.
  3. ^ "British towns twinned with French towns". Archant Community Media Ltd. Retrieved 2013-07-11.

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