Morbihan facts for kids
Prefecture building of the Morbihan department, in Vannes
Location of Morbihan in France
|• Total||6,823 km2 (2,634 sq mi)|
|• Density||108.131/km2 (280.058/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km2|
Morbihan (French pronunciation: [mɔʁbi.ɑ̃]; Breton: Mor-Bihan, Breton pronunciation: [morˈbiˑãn]) is a department found in the west of France in the Brittany region. Its prefecture is Vannes and its population is about 677,000 (2006 estimation). It is one of the 83 first French departments made during the French revolution.
Morbihan has also two subprefectures: Lorient and Pontivy.
- Cantons of the Morbihan department
- Communes of the Morbihan department
- Arrondissements of the Morbihan department
- La Baule - Guérande Peninsula
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The Gulf of Morbihan is a popular sailing destination
Morbihan Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.