Bangor, Morbihan

Bangor
Port Goulphar
Port Goulphar
Location of Bangor
Bangor is located in France
Bangor
Bangor
Bangor is located in Brittany
Bangor
Bangor
Coordinates: 47°18′57″N 3°11′14″W / 47°18′57″N 3°11′14″W / 47.3158; -3.1872UTC+02:00 (CEST)
56009 /56360
Elevation0–58 m (0–190 ft)
(avg. 44 m or 144 ft)
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.

Bangor is a commune in the Morbihan department in the Brittany region of north-western France. It is one of the four communes on the island of Belle-Île.

The inhabitants of Bangor are called Bangorins.[2]

Geography

Bangor is one of four communes on the island of Belle Île located on the south-west coast of the island. The island is some 14 km south of the Quiberon peninsula. Access to the commune is by the D190 road from Le Palais in the north and the D25 from Locmaria in the east which continues to Sauzon in the north-west. There is the small Aerodrome de Belle-Île in the north of the commune which hosts the Aeroclub de Belle-Ile en Mer. Apart from the village there are many hamlets in the commune:

  • Bordenec'h
  • Bornor
  • Borsauz
  • Calestren
  • Cosquet
  • Domois
  • Donnant
  • Goélan
  • Le Grand Village
  • Kerguélen
  • Kerourdé
  • Kervarijon
  • Parlavan
  • Radenac
  • Tinéüé
  • Le Vazen

Several offshore islands also belong to the commune as well as other unnamed islets:

  • Ile de Bangor
  • Roches de Bornor
  • Iles de Domois
  • Iles de Baguenères
  • Aiguilles Rocheuses

The commune consists almost entirely of farmland.[3]

Climate

The commune is exposed to strong winds.

Town Sunshine

(hours/yr)
Rain

(mm/yr)
Snow

(days/yr)
Storm

(days/yr)
Fog

(days/yr)
National Average 1,973 770 14 22 40
Bangor[5] - 712 1 6 26
Paris 1,661 637 12 18 10
Nice 2,724 767 1 29 1
Strasbourg 1,693 665 29 29 56
Brest 1,605 1,211 7 12 75
Climate data for Belle-Ile
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 9.7
(49.5)
9.5
(49.1)
11.4
(52.5)
13.5
(56.3)
16.5
(61.7)
19.2
(66.6)
21.1
(70)
21.4
(70.5)
19.7
(67.5)
16.4
(61.5)
12.9
(55.2)
10.5
(50.9)
15.2
(59.4)
Daily mean °C (°F) 7.9
(46.2)
7.5
(45.5)
9.2
(48.6)
10.8
(51.4)
13.7
(56.7)
16.2
(61.2)
18.2
(64.8)
18.4
(65.1)
16.8
(62.2)
14.2
(57.6)
10.9
(51.6)
8.6
(47.5)
12.7
(54.9)
Average low °C (°F) 6.0
(42.8)
5.4
(41.7)
6.9
(44.4)
8.0
(46.4)
10.9
(51.6)
13.2
(55.8)
15.2
(59.4)
15.3
(59.5)
13.9
(57)
12.0
(53.6)
8.9
(48)
6.6
(43.9)
10.2
(50.4)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 80.7
(3.18)
63.3
(2.49)
56.6
(2.23)
45.4
(1.79)
60.8
(2.39)
32.5
(1.28)
38.5
(1.52)
36.2
(1.43)
60.8
(2.39)
86.9
(3.42)
66.9
(2.63)
82.9
(3.26)
711.5
(28.01)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1 mm) 13.3 9.4 10.4 8.6 9.1 6.6 6.5 6.0 7.9 12.0 12.2 13.6 115.6
Source: Meteorological data for Belle-Ile - 37m altitude, from 1981 to 2010 January 2015 (in French)

Neighbouring communes and villages[3]

Other Languages
Alemannisch: Bangor (Morbihan)
Bân-lâm-gú: Bangor (Morbihan)
brezhoneg: Bangor (Breizh)
Esperanto: Bangor (Francio)
Bahasa Melayu: Bangor, Morbihan
Nederlands: Bangor (Frankrijk)
occitan: Bangor
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: Bangor (Fransiya)
Piemontèis: Bangor
português: Bangor (Morbihan)
slovenčina: Bangor (Morbihan)
српски / srpski: Бангор (Морбијан)
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Bangor (Morbijan)
українська: Бангор (Морбіан)
Tiếng Việt: Bangor, Morbihan
中文: 邦戈