Crozon

Coordinates: .mw-parser-output .geo-default,.mw-parser-output .geo-dms,.mw-parser-output .geo-dec{display:inline}.mw-parser-output .geo-nondefault,.mw-parser-output .geo-multi-punct,.mw-parser-output .geo-inline-hidden{display:none}.mw-parser-output .longitude,.mw-parser-output .latitude{white-space:nowrap}48°14′45″N 4°29′15″W / 48.2458°N 4.4875°W / 48.2458; -4.4875

Commune in Brittany, France

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Crozon
Kraozon
The church of Saint-Pierre, in Crozon

The church of Saint-Pierre, in Crozon
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Flag of Crozon

Coat of arms of Crozon

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Location of Crozon
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Crozon is located in France

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Crozon is located in Brittany

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Coordinates: .mw-parser-output .geo-default,.mw-parser-output .geo-dms,.mw-parser-output .geo-dec{display:inline}.mw-parser-output .geo-nondefault,.mw-parser-output .geo-multi-punct,.mw-parser-output .geo-inline-hidden{display:none}.mw-parser-output .longitude,.mw-parser-output .latitude{white-space:nowrap}48°14′45″N 4°29′15″W / 48.2458°N 4.4875°W / 48.2458; -4.4875
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Finistère
Arrondissement Châteaulin
Canton Crozon
Intercommunality Presqu’île de Crozon-Aulne maritime
Government

 • Mayor .mw-parser-output .nobold{font-weight:normal}(2020–2026) Patrick Berthelot[1]
Area

1
80.37 km2 (31.03 sq mi)
Population

 (2021)[2]
7,321
 • Density 91/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
29042 /29160
Elevation 0–102 m (0–335 ft)
(avg. 85 m or 279 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Crozon (.mw-parser-output .IPA-label-small{font-size:85%}.mw-parser-output .references .IPA-label-small,.mw-parser-output .infobox .IPA-label-small,.mw-parser-output .navbox .IPA-label-small{font-size:100%}French pronunciation: [kʁɔzɔ̃], [kʁozɔ̃]; Breton: Kraozon, [ˈkrɔːzõn], locally [ˈkraõn]) is a commune in the department of Finistère and the administrative region of Brittany, northwestern France. As well as the town of Crozon, the village of Morgat is part of the commune.[3]

Crozon is located on the Crozon peninsula on the west coast of Finistère. It is bordered by the communes of Camaret-sur-Mer to the west, Roscanvel to the northwest, Lanvéoc to the north, Landévennec to the north-east and Telgruc-sur-Mer to the east. Crozon is the chef-lieu of the arrondissement of Châteaulin. Louis Jouvet, a French actor, was born in Crozon in 1887.

Crozon harbours Île Longue, the base of the French strategic nuclear submarines.

Tourism[edit]

In common with many other French towns, Crozon has a number of fêtes and festivals at various times of year. Probably the best known festival held in Crozon is the Festival du Bout du Monde (“World’s End Festival”), a live music festival held on the first weekend in August.

Crozon has various shops and a couple of supermarkets for daily needs. There is also a local produce market most mornings in front of the church. A bigger market called ‘la Foire’ takes place every first Wednesday of the month.

Population[edit]

Inhabitants of Crozon are called in French Crozonnais.

Historical population
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1793 6,200 —    
1800 6,492 +0.66%
1806 6,664 +0.44%
1821 6,393 −0.28%
1831 8,034 +2.31%
1836 8,209 +0.43%
1841 8,858 +1.53%
1846 8,576 −0.64%
1851 8,815 +0.55%
1856 8,489 −0.75%
1861 8,651 +0.38%
1866 8,946 +0.67%
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1872 8,929 −0.03%
1876 7,763 −3.44%
1881 8,223 +1.16%
1886 8,585 +0.87%
1891 8,276 −0.73%
1896 8,340 +0.15%
1901 8,625 +0.67%
1906 8,780 +0.36%
1911 8,323 −1.06%
1921 7,715 −0.76%
1926 7,454 −0.69%
1931 7,206 −0.67%
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1936 7,015 −0.54%
1946 7,712 +0.95%
1954 7,032 −1.15%
1962 6,741 −0.53%
1968 6,895 +0.38%
1975 7,297 +0.81%
1982 7,525 +0.44%
1990 7,705 +0.30%
1999 7,535 −0.25%
2007 7,682 +0.24%
2012 7,692 +0.03%
2017 7,477 −0.57%
Source: EHESS[4] and INSEE (1968-2017)[5]

Breton language[edit]

In 2008, 4.58% of primary-school children attended bilingual schools, where Breton language is taught alongside French.[6]

International relations[edit]

Crozon is twinned with the following places:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  3. ^ Morgat on patrimoine.region-bretagne.fr
  4. ^ Des villages de Cassini aux communes d’aujourd’hui: Commune data sheet Crozon, EHESS (in French).
  5. ^ Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE
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