Cavan, Côtes-d'Armor

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Cavan
Kawan
Commune
The church of Cavan
The church of Cavan
Coat of arms of Cavan
Coat of arms
Cavan is located in France
Cavan
Cavan
Location within Brittany region
Cavan is located in Brittany
Cavan
Cavan
Coordinates: 48°40′22″N 3°20′35″W / 48.6728°N 3.343°W / 48.6728; -3.343Coordinates: 48°40′22″N 3°20′35″W / 48.6728°N 3.343°W / 48.6728; -3.343
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Côtes-d'Armor
Arrondissement Lannion
Canton Bégard
Intercommunality Centre Trégor
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Maurice Offret
Area1 16.40 km2 (6.33 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,383
 • Density 84/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 22034 /22140
Elevation 53–111 m (174–364 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.

Cavan (Breton: Kawan) is a commune in the Côtes-d'Armor department of Brittany in northwestern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962753—    
1968844+12.1%
1975854+1.2%
19821,025+20.0%
19901,080+5.4%
19991,129+4.5%
20081,383+22.5%

Inhabitants of Cavan are called Cavanais in French.

Breton language[edit]

The municipality launched a linguistic plan through Ya d'ar brezhoneg on 27 May 2006.

In 2008, 38.43% of primary school children attended bilingual schools.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (in French) Ofis ar Brezhoneg: Enseignement bilingue Archived November 14, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.

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