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Saint-Michel-en-Grève

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Saint-Michel-en-Grève
Lokmikael-an-Traezh
Wappen von Saint-Michel-en-Grève
Saint-Michel-en-Grève (Frankreich)
Saint-Michel-en-Grève
Region Brittany
Department (No) Côtes-d’Armor (22)
Arrondissement Lannion
Canton Plestin-les-Grèves
Community association Lannion-Trégor Community
Coordinates 48° 41′ N, 3° 34′ WCoordinates 48° 41′ N, 3° 34′ W
Height 0–107 m
Area 4,67 km²
Inhabitants 459 (January 1, 2018)
Population density 98 inhabitants/km²
Postal code 22300
INSEE code
Website http://www.st-michel-en-greve.fr/

Coast near Saint-Michel-en-Grève

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Saint-Michel-en-Grève (Breton: Lokmikael-an-Traezh) is a French commune with 459 inhabitants (as of 1 January 2018) in the Côtes-d’Armor department in the Brittany region. It is part of the arrondissement of Lannion, the canton of Plestin-les-Grèves, and is a member of the Lannion-Trégor Communauté, created in 2015. The inhabitants call themselves Michelais(es).

Geography

Saint-Michel-en-Grève is located about 10 km (as the crow flies) west-southwest of the small town Lannion in the north of Brittany at the English Channel.

Population development

Year 1793 1800 1831 1851 1861 1866 1911 1921 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006 2012
Inhabitants 384 328 432 702 628 704 506 448 363 372 382 398 376 399 464 465
Sources: Cassini and INSEE

The increasing mechanization of agriculture and the numerous deaths of the First World War led to a drop in the number of inhabitants to the lowest levels in recent times

Places of interest

See: List of monuments historiques in Saint-Michel-en-Grève

Literature

  • Le Patrimoine des Communes des Côtes-d’Armor. Flohic Editions, vol. 2, Paris 1998, ISBN 2-84234-017-5, p. 926.

Web links

Commons: Saint-Michel-en-Grève– Collection of images, videos and audio files