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Dinan
Dinan (; ) is a walled Breton Breton most often refers to: *anything associated with Brittany Brittany (; french: link=no, Bretagne ; br, Breizh, or ; Gallo language, Gallo: ''Bertaèyn'' ) is a peninsula and cultural region in the west of France, covering the western part ... town and a commune An intentional community is a voluntary residential community designed from the start to have a high degree of group cohesiveness, social cohesion and teamwork. The members of an intentional community typically hold a common social, politica ... in the Côtes-d'Armor The Côtes-d'Armor (, ; ; br, Aodoù-an-Arvor, ), formerly known as Côtes-du-Nord ( br, Aodoù-an-Hanternoz, link=no), are a department in the north of Brittany Brittany (; french: link=no, Bretagne ; br, Breizh, or ; Gallo language, Gall ... department Department may refer to: * Departmentalization, division of a larger organization into parts with specific responsibility Government and military * ...
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Dinan On The Banks Of The Rance
Dinan (; ) is a walled Brittany, Breton town and a commune in France, commune in the Côtes-d'Armor Departments of France, department in northwestern France. On 1 January 2018, the former commune of Léhon was merged into Dinan. Geography Its geographical setting is exceptional. Instead of nestling on the valley floor like Morlaix, most urban development has been on the hillside, overlooking the river Rance River, Rance. The area alongside the River Rance is known as the port of Dinan and is connected to the town by the steep streets Rue Jerzual and its continuation outside the walls the Rue de Petit Fort. This river has moderate turbidity and its brownish water is somewhat low in velocity due to the slight gradient of the watercourse; pH levels have been measured at 8.13 within the city of Dinan and electrical conductivity of the waters have tested at 33 micro-siemens per centimetre. In the centre of Dinan the Rance summer flows are typically in the range of . For many year ...
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Dinan Desde Las Murallas
Dinan (; ) is a walled Brittany, Breton town and a commune in France, commune in the Côtes-d'Armor Departments of France, department in northwestern France. On 1 January 2018, the former commune of Léhon was merged into Dinan. Geography Its geographical setting is exceptional. Instead of nestling on the valley floor like Morlaix, most urban development has been on the hillside, overlooking the river Rance River, Rance. The area alongside the River Rance is known as the port of Dinan and is connected to the town by the steep streets Rue Jerzual and its continuation outside the walls the Rue de Petit Fort. This river has moderate turbidity and its brownish water is somewhat low in velocity due to the slight gradient of the watercourse; pH levels have been measured at 8.13 within the city of Dinan and electrical conductivity of the waters have tested at 33 micro-siemens per centimetre. In the centre of Dinan the Rance summer flows are typically in the range of . For many year ...
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Dinan Saint-Sauveur Vue Des Remparts
Dinan (; ) is a walled Brittany, Breton town and a commune in France, commune in the Côtes-d'Armor Departments of France, department in northwestern France. On 1 January 2018, the former commune of Léhon was merged into Dinan. Geography Its geographical setting is exceptional. Instead of nestling on the valley floor like Morlaix, most urban development has been on the hillside, overlooking the river Rance River, Rance. The area alongside the River Rance is known as the port of Dinan and is connected to the town by the steep streets Rue Jerzual and its continuation outside the walls the Rue de Petit Fort. This river has moderate turbidity and its brownish water is somewhat low in velocity due to the slight gradient of the watercourse; pH levels have been measured at 8.13 within the city of Dinan and electrical conductivity of the waters have tested at 33 micro-siemens per centimetre. In the centre of Dinan the Rance summer flows are typically in the range of . For many year ...
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Dinan Agglomération
Communauté d'agglomération Dinan Agglomération is an Communes of France#Intercommunality, intercommunal structure, centred on the Communes of France, city of Dinan. It is located in the Côtes-d'Armor departments of France, department, in the Brittany (administrative region), Brittany regions of France, region, western France. It was created in January 2017. Its seat is in Dinan.Fiche signalétique CA Dinan Agglomération
BANATIC Its population was 97,080 in 2017, of which 14,166 in Dinan proper.Comparateur de territoire
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Château De Dinan
The Château de Dinan consists of a keep, in the town of Dinan, in the Côtes-d'Armor ''Departments of France, département'' of the Brittany (administrative region), Brittany Regions of France, region of France. The keep and the gate are part of the of medieval Defensive wall, ramparts which still surround the old town. It is called ''Donjon de la duchesse Anne'' (Keep of the Anne of Brittany, Duchess Anne), and stands 111 feet (34m) high near the Louis IX of France, Saint Louis gate. John V, Duke of Brittany built the keep in 1382–1383. The keep is formed by a union of two tall circular towers; a moat and drawbridge divides the keep from the outside of the ramparts as well as from the inside of the city, providing a stronghold both against outsiders and from the townspeople themselves. Extensive machicolations overhang the wall head providing defensive coverage of the base of the tower. The castle was listed for protection as a ''monument historique'' in 1886. It is owned b ...
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Léhon
Léhon (, Gallo language, Gallo: ''Léon'') was a former Communes of France, commune in the Côtes-d'Armor Departments of France, department of Brittany (administrative region), Brittany in northwestern France. On 1 January 2018, it was merged into the commune of Dinan.Arrêté préfectoral
30 September 2017


Population

Inhabitants of Léhon were called ''léhonnais'' in French.


Personalities

*Almamy Schuman Bah, footballer


See also

*Communes of the Côtes-d'Armor department


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Official website
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Brittany
Brittany (; french: link=no, Bretagne ; br, Breizh, or ; Gallo: ''Bertaèyn'' ) is a peninsula A peninsula ( la, paeninsula from ' "almost" and ' "island") is a landform surrounded by water on most of its border while being connected to a mainland from which it extends. The surrounding water is usually understood to be continuous, though ... and cultural region 's map of native American cultural areas within the territory of the United States (1948) as defined by Melville J. Herskovits influence , homelands of the Celtic languages The Celtic languages ( , ) are a group of related languages ... in the west of France France (), officially the French Republic (french: link=no, République française), is a spanning and in the and the , and s. Its extends from the to the and from the to the and the ; overseas territories include in , in the N ..., covering the western part of what was known as Armorica Armorica or Aremorica ( br, Arvor ...
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Rance River
The Rance (; br, Renk) is a river of northwestern France. It is long. It flows into the English Channel between Dinard and Saint-Malo. Before reaching the Channel, its waters are barred by a 750 metre long dam forming the Rance tidal power plant. The river is linked to the Vilaine by means of the Canal d'Ille-et-Rance. ''Departments of France, Départements'' and towns along the river: * Côtes-d'Armor : Collinée, Caulnes, Dinan * Ille-et-Vilaine : Dinard, Saint-Malo Hydrology and water quality Tributaries of the Rance include: * Croqueloir * Clergé (river), Clergé * Fremeur * Quinéford This river has moderate turbidity and its brownish water is somewhat low in velocity due to the slight gradient of the watercourse; pH levels have been measured at 8.13Hogan, C. Michael, ''Water quality of freshwater bodies in France'', Lumina Press, Aberdeen, Scotland(2006) within the city of Dinan and electrical conductivity of the waters have tested at 33 micro-siemens per centimetre. A ...
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Théodore Botrel
Jean-Baptiste-Théodore-Marie Botrel (14 September 1868 – 28 July 1925) was a French singer-songwriter, poet and playwright. He is best known for his popular songs about his native Brittany, of which the most famous is ''La Paimpolaise''. During World War I he became France's official "Bard of the Armies". Life Born in Dinan, Botrel was the son of a blacksmith. He was left with his grandmother in Saint-Méen-le-Grand as a child, since his parents had moved to Paris. He joined them in the capital at the age of seven. His native language was the Gallo language, Gallo dialect, though almost all his songs are in standard French, and he learned the Breton language later in life. As a teenager he became involved in amateur theatricals, performing on stage in plays, and writing songs. His first published song ''Le Petit Biniou'' (The Little Bagpipe) was not a success. Botrel shelved his theatrical ambitions, joining the army for five years and then working as a clerk for the Chemins d ...
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Auguste Pavie
Auguste Jean-Marie Pavie (31 May 1847 – 7 June 1925) was a French colonial civil servant, explorer and diplomat who was instrumental in establishing French control over Laos , national_anthem = "Pheng Xat Lao "Pheng Sat Lāo" () is the national anthem A national anthem is a song that officially symbolizes a country A country is a distinct territory, territorial body or political entity. It is often r ... in the last two decades of the 19th century. After a long career in Cambodia Cambodia (; also Kampuchea ; km, កម្ពុជា, ), officially the Kingdom of Cambodia, is a country located in the southern portion of the Indochinese peninsula in Southeast Asia. It is in area, bordered by Thailand to Cambodia–T ... and Cochinchina Cochinchina or Cochin-China (; vi, miền Nam; km, កូសាំងស៊ីន, ; french: Cochinchine; zh, 交趾支那, ''Jiāozhǐ zhīnà'') is a historical exonym and endonym, exonym for part of Vietn ...
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Yves Guyot
Yves Guyot (6 September 184322 February 1928) was a France, French politician and economist. Biography He was born at Dinan. Educated at Rennes, he took up the profession of journalism, coming to Paris in 1867. He was for a short period editor-in-chief of ''L'Independent du midi'' of Nîmes, but joined the staff of ''Le Rappel'' on its foundation, and worked subsequently on other journals. He took an active part in municipal life, and waged a keen campaign against the prefecture of police, for which he suffered six months' imprisonment. He entered the chamber of deputies in 1885 as representative of the 1st arrondissement of Paris and was rapporteur general of the budget of 1888. He became minister of public works under the premiership of Pierre Tirard, P.E. Tirard in 1889, retaining his portfolio in the cabinet of Charles de Freycinet until 1892. Of strong liberal views, he lost his seat in the election of 1893 owing to his Militant (word), militant attitude against socialism. Y ...
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Côtes-d'Armor
The Côtes-d'Armor (, ; ; br, Aodoù-an-Arvor, ), formerly known as Côtes-du-Nord ( br, Aodoù-an-Hanternoz, link=no), are a departments of France, department in the north of Brittany (administrative region), Brittany, in northwestern France. History Côtes-du-Nord was one of the original 83 departments created on 4 March 1790 following the French Revolution. It was made up from the near entirety of the ancient Roman Catholic Diocese of Saint-Brieuc, Pays de Saint-Brieuc, most of historical Trégor, the eastern half of Cornouaille, and the north-western part of the Ancient Diocese of Saint-Malo, former diocese of Saint-Malo. In 1990 the name was changed to Côtes-d'Armor: the French language, French word ''côtes'' means "coasts" and ''ar mor'' is "the sea" in Breton language, Breton. The name also recalls that of the Roman province of Armorica ("the coastal region"). Geography Côtes-d'Armor is part of the current administrative region of Brittany (administrative region), Br ...
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