Lorient

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Lorient

An Oriant
Aerial view o the harbour o Lorient
Aerial view o the harbour o Lorient
Coat o airms o Lorient
Coat o airms
Lorient is locatit in Fraunce
Lorient
Lorient
Location within Brittany region
Lorient is locatit in Brittany
Lorient
Lorient
Coordinates: 47°45′N 3°22′W / 47.75°N 3.36°W / 47.75; -3.36Coordinates: 47°45′N 3°22′W / 47.75°N 3.36°W / 47.75; -3.36
KintraFraunce
RegionBrittany
DepairtmentMorbihan
ArrondissementLorient
IntercommunalityPays de Lorient
Govrenment
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Norbert Métairie
Area
1
17.48 km2 (6.75 sq mi)
Population
 (2007)2
58,135
 • Density3,300/km2 (8,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
56121 /56100
Elevation0–46 m (0–151 ft)
1 French Laund Register data, that excludes lochs, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) an river estuaries. 2 Population withoot dooble coontin: residents o multiple communes (e.g., students an militar personnel) anerly coontit ance.

Lorient (French pronunciation: ​[lɔ.ʁjɑ̃]; Breton: An Oriant) is a commune an a seaport in the Morbihan depairtment in Brittany in north-wastren Fraunce.

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Twin touns — Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

L'Orient is twinned wi:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Galway City Council - Town Twinnings
  2. "British towns twinned with French towns". Archant Community Media Ltd. Retrieved 2013-07-11.