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

Melrand

Mêlrant
The Calvary of Melrand, on the road to Guémené-sur-Scorff
The Calvary of Melrand, on the road to Guémené-sur-Scorff
Coat of arms of Melrand
Coat of arms
Location of Melrand
Melrand is located in France
Melrand
Melrand
Melrand is located in Brittany
Melrand
Melrand
Coordinates: 47°58′52″N 3°06′37″W / 47.9811°N 3.1103°W / 47.9811; -3.1103Coordinates: 47°58′52″N 3°06′37″W / 47.9811°N 3.1103°W / 47.9811; -3.1103
CountryFrance
RegionBrittany
DepartmentMorbihan
ArrondissementPontivy
CantonPontivy
IntercommunalityPays de Baud
Government
 • Mayor (2008—2014) Jean-Paul Pasco
Area
1
40.39 km2 (15.59 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
1,535
 • Density38/km2 (98/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
56128 /56310
Elevation32–161 m (105–528 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

DemographicsEdit

Inhabitants of Melrand are called in French Melrandais.

Breton languageEdit

In 2008, 31.4% of children in the commune attended schools taught in Breton and French for their primary education.[2]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ (in French) Ofis ar Brezhoneg: Enseignement bilingue Archived 2008-11-14 at the Wayback Machine

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