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Coat of arms of Lorient
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Morbihan
Elevation 0–46 m (0–151 ft)
Land area1 17.48 km2 (6.75 sq mi)
Population2 57,706  (2012)
 - Density 3,301/km2 (8,550/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 56121/ 56100
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.
2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

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Lorient is a commune and seaport in the Morbihan department in Brittany.

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