Le Cambout

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Le Cambout
Ar C'hembod
Self-service shop in Le Cambout
Self-service shop in Le Cambout
Coat of arms of Le Cambout
Coat of arms
Le Cambout is located in France
Le Cambout
Le Cambout
Location within Brittany region
Le Cambout is located in Brittany
Le Cambout
Le Cambout
Coordinates: 48°03′34″N 2°36′33″W / 48.0594°N 2.6092°W / 48.0594; -2.6092Coordinates: 48°03′34″N 2°36′33″W / 48.0594°N 2.6092°W / 48.0594; -2.6092
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Côtes-d'Armor
Arrondissement Saint-Brieuc
Canton Loudéac
Intercommunality Loudéac
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jean-Noël Lagueux
Area1 18.02 km2 (6.96 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 499
 • Density 28/km2 (72/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 22027 /22210
Elevation 50–137 m (164–449 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.

Le Cambout (Breton: Ar C'hembod, Gallo: Le Canbót) is a commune in the Côtes-d'Armor department of Brittany in northwestern France, within easy reach of the towns of Josselin, Loudeac, and Pontivy.[1] Smaller villages around the area include Bréhan and Plumieux.

The commune is divided into many smaller settlements, among them Bourg, Bas Bourg, and Tréhorel.


The village of Le Cambout is served by a boulangerie and a tabac.

There is a church in the centre of the village and a separate, well-kept graveyard a little way off. There is a sports field to the west of the village and an area known as L’Étang de gué aux loupes which has facilities such as a lake, children's playground, camping facilities and Boules lanes. There are a number of British-owned gites in the village aimed at attracting foreign tourists to the area.[2]


Historical population

Inhabitants of Le Cambout are called Cambutiades in French.

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