Camaret-sur-Mer

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Camaret-sur-Mer
Kameled
Commune
Vauban's fortifications
Coat of arms of Camaret-sur-Mer
Coat of arms
Camaret-sur-Mer is located in France
Camaret-sur-Mer
Camaret-sur-Mer
Location within Brittany region
Camaret-sur-Mer is located in Brittany
Camaret-sur-Mer
Camaret-sur-Mer
Coordinates: 48°16′36″N 4°35′44″W / 48.2767°N 4.5956°W / 48.2767; -4.5956Coordinates: 48°16′36″N 4°35′44″W / 48.2767°N 4.5956°W / 48.2767; -4.5956
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Finistère
Arrondissement Châteaulin
Canton Crozon
Intercommunality Presqu'île de Crozon
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) François Sénéchal
Area1 11.64 km2 (4.49 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 2,595
 • Density 220/km2 (580/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 29022 /29570
Elevation 0–65 m (0–213 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Camaret-sur-Mer (Breton: Kameled) is a commune in the Finistère department in northwestern France, located at the end of Crozon peninsula.

Sights[edit]

Camaret-sur-Mer is home to the Tour Vauban or Tour dorée (lit. "Golden Tower"), a historic fortification guarding the harbor and built in 1669-94. In 2008, the Tour dorée was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as part of the "Fortifications of Vauban" group.

Camaret also is home to a marina and some beaches.

Les Tas de Pois

Population[edit]

Inhabitants of Camaret-sur-Mer are called Camarétois.

Twinning[edit]

Camaret-sur-Mer is twinned with St Ives, Cornwall, UK.

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793685—    
1800687+0.3%
1806723+5.2%
1821873+20.7%
18311,003+14.9%
18361,040+3.7%
18411,181+13.6%
18461,136−3.8%
18511,163+2.4%
18561,153−0.9%
18611,233+6.9%
18661,258+2.0%
18721,374+9.2%
18761,632+18.8%
18811,933+18.4%
18861,950+0.9%
18912,003+2.7%
18961,978−1.2%
19012,201+11.3%
19062,429+10.4%
19113,257+34.1%
19213,291+1.0%
19263,528+7.2%
19313,528+0.0%
19363,644+3.3%
19463,469−4.8%
19543,435−1.0%
19623,649+6.2%
19683,593−1.5%
19753,272−8.9%
19823,047−6.9%
19902,933−3.7%
19992,668−9.0%
20082,595−2.7%

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