Sizun (French pronunciation: ​[sizœ̃]; Breton: Sizun) is a commune in the Finistère department of Brittany in north-western France.

Sizun
Arc de Triomphe in Sizun
Arc de Triomphe in Sizun
Coat of arms of Sizun
Location of Sizun
Sizun is located in France
Sizun
Sizun
Sizun is located in Brittany
Sizun
Sizun
Coordinates: 48°24′21″N 4°04′34″W / 48.4058°N 4.0761°W / 48.4058; -4.0761Coordinates: 48°24′21″N 4°04′34″W / 48.4058°N 4.0761°W / 48.4058; -4.0761
CountryFrance
RegionBrittany
DepartmentFinistère
ArrondissementMorlaix
CantonLandivisiau
IntercommunalityPays de Landivisiau
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Jean-Pierre Breton[1]
Area
1
58.14 km2 (22.45 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
2,289
 • Density39/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
29277 /29450
Elevation61–382 m (200–1,253 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

PopulationEdit

Inhabitants of Sizun are called in French Sizuniens.

Historical population
YearPop.±%
17932,888—    
18002,899+0.4%
18062,887−0.4%
18213,156+9.3%
18313,638+15.3%
18363,650+0.3%
18413,758+3.0%
18463,843+2.3%
18513,900+1.5%
18563,945+1.2%
18613,960+0.4%
18663,875−2.1%
18723,716−4.1%
18763,861+3.9%
18813,879+0.5%
18863,808−1.8%
18913,702−2.8%
YearPop.±%
18963,577−3.4%
19013,685+3.0%
19063,661−0.7%
19113,528−3.6%
19213,343−5.2%
19263,121−6.6%
19312,969−4.9%
19362,830−4.7%
19462,608−7.8%
19542,396−8.1%
19622,201−8.1%
19682,025−8.0%
19751,787−11.8%
19821,765−1.2%
19901,728−2.1%
19991,850+7.1%
20082,216+19.8%

Breton languageEdit

In 2008, 19.74% of primary-school children attended bilingual schools.[3]

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 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  3. ^ (in French) Ofis ar Brezhoneg: Enseignement bilingue

External linksEdit