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Paimpol Hafen 9298
The harbor
Coat of arms of Paimpol
Coat of arms
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Coordinates: 48°46′43″N 3°02′43″W / 48.7786°N 3.0453°W / 48.7786; -3.0453Coordinates: 48°46′43″N 3°02′43″W / 48.7786°N 3.0453°W / 48.7786; -3.0453
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Côtes-d'Armor
Arrondissement Guingamp
Canton Paimpol
Intercommunality Paimpol-Goëlo
23.61 km2 (9.12 sq mi)
 (Jan. 2018)
 • Density 304.02/km2 (787.42/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
22162 /22500
Elevation 0–86 m (0–282 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Paimpol (Breton: Pempoull) is a commune in the Côtes-d'Armor department in Brittany in northwest France.

It is a tourist destination, especially during the summer months when people are attracted by its port and beaches.

Twin towns

Paimpol is twinned with:

  • Iceland Grundarfjörður, Iceland
  • United Kingdom Romsey, United Kingdom
  • United States Vermilion, United States

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