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Quimper
Kemper  (language?)

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The Odet River in the centre of Quimper
Coat of arms of Quimper
Administration
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Finistère
Arrondissement Quimper
Canton Quimper-1 and 2
Intercommunality Quimper
Mayor Ludovic Jolivet
Statistics
Elevation −5–151 m (−16–495 ft)
(avg. 6 m or 20 ft*)
Land area1 84.45 km2 (32.61 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 29232/ 29000
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.

Quimper is a town in France. It is the prefecture of the Finistère department in the Brittany region. Its population is around 65,000 (2006).

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