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Brest is at the tip of Brittany

Brest is a town in France. It is in the Finistère department and the Brittany region. Its population in 1999 was around 150,000. Even if it is by far the largest town in Finistère it is not the prefecture (Quimper is).

Twin towns

Brest is twinned with:

Chateau de Brest et Tour Tanguy
The Tanguy Tower (right) and the Cháteau de Brest (left), Brest, France

Mayors

  • 1959-1973 : Georges Lombard
  • 1973-1977 : Eugène Berest
  • 1977-1982 : Francis Le Blé
  • 1982-1983 : Pierre Maille
  • 1983-1985 : Jacques Berthelot
  • 1985-1989 : Georges Kerbrat
  • 1989-2001 : Pierre Maille again
  • 2001- : François Cuillandre

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