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Paimpol Hafen 9298
The harbor
Coat of arms of Paimpol
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Côtes-d'Armor
Arrondissement Guingamp
Canton Paimpol
Intercommunality Paimpol-Goëlo
Mayor Jean-Yves de Chaisemartin
Elevation 0–86 m (0–282 ft)
Land area1 23.61 km2 (9.12 sq mi)
Population2 Lua error in Module:Wd at line 1575: attempt to index field 'wikibase' (a nil value).  (2016-01-01)
INSEE/Postal code 22162/ 22500
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.

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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