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Plouha
Plouha

Plouha
Kermaria an'Iskuit Chapel, Kermaria
Kermaria an'Iskuit Chapel, Kermaria
Coat of arms of Plouha
Coat of arms
Location of Plouha
Plouha is located in France
Plouha
Plouha
Plouha is located in Brittany
Plouha
Plouha
Coordinates: 48°41?N 2°56?W / 48.68°N 2.93°W / 48.68; -2.93Coordinates: 48°41?N 2°56?W / 48.68°N 2.93°W / 48.68; -2.93
CountryFrance
RegionBrittany
DepartmentCôtes-d'Armor
ArrondissementGuingamp
CantonPlouha
Government
 o Mayor (2020–2026) Philippe Delsol
Area
1
39.97 km2 (15.43 sq mi)
Population
(2017-01-01)[1]
4,503
 o Density110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 o Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
22222 /22580
Elevation0-109 m (0-358 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Plouha (Breton: Plouha, Gallo: Plóha) is a town and commune in the Côtes-d'Armor department of Brittany in northwestern France.

Population

Inhabitants of Plouha are called plouhatins in French.

Twin towns

Plouha is twinned with:

The 1872 church of St. Peter in Plouha

History

Plouha has many notable medieval sites ranging from chapels and churches to manoires and kers, including The Chapel of Kermaria (Kermaria an Iskuit).

World War II

Plouha's beaches were the sight of several resistance efforts, notably as part of the Comet line, a resistance group that sheltered Allied troops and helped them return to Great Britain. The plage Bonaparte in Plouha was the site for the Shelburne Operation which organized the return of allied airmen to Dartmouth, UK.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 2020.

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