Pénestin

From Infogalactic: the planetary knowledge core
Jump to: navigation, search
Pénestin
Pennestin
The town hall in Pénestin
The town hall in Pénestin
Coat of arms of Pénestin
Coat of arms
Pénestin is located in France
Pénestin
Pénestin
Coordinates: Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Morbihan
Arrondissement Vannes
Canton La Roche-Bernard
Intercommunality Presqu'île de Guérande-Atlantique
Government
 • Mayor (2008—2014) Jean-Claude Baudrais
Area1 21.69 km2 (8.37 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 1,527
 • Density 70/km2 (180/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 56155 / 56760
Elevation 0–38 m (0–125 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.

Pénestin (Breton: Pennestin) is a commune in the Morbihan department of Brittany in north-western France.

Demographics

Inhabitants of Pénestin are called in French Pénestinois.

Beaches

As Penestin lies on the coast, it boasts several beaches, the most popular of which are La Mine d'Or and Loscolo.

See also

References

External links