Locmaria

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Locmaria
Lokmaria-ar-Gerveur
The church in Locmaria
The church in Locmaria
Locmaria is located in France
Locmaria
Locmaria
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Country France
Region Brittany
Department Morbihan
Arrondissement Lorient
Canton Belle-Île
Intercommunality Belle-Île-en-Mer
Government
 • Mayor (2008—2014) Jean-Yves Bannet
Area1 20.55 km2 (7.93 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 705
 • Density 34/km2 (89/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 56114 / 56360
Elevation 0–73 m (0–240 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.

Locmaria (Breton: Lokmaria-ar-Gerveur) is a commune in the Morbihan department in Brittany in north-western France. Locmaria is one of the four communes of Belle Île.

Toponymy

From the Breton loc which means hermitage (cf.: Locminé) and 'maria' which derive from Mary.

Demographics

Inhabitants of Locmaria are called in French Locmariaïstes.

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