Commune of Redon
|The Vilaine river in Redon|
|Canton||Redon (chief town)|
|Intercommunality||CdC du Pays de Redon|
|Elevation||0 m–73 m|
|Land area¹||15. The Vilaine (Gwilen is a River in Brittany, in the west of France. A geographic coordinate system enables every location on the Earth to be specified in three coordinates using mainly a spherical coordinate system. Wikipedia talkFeatured lists for an explanation of this and other inclusion tags below -->This list of countries, arranged alphabetically This article is about the country For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic France topics. France is divided into 26 regions or régions (in French of which 21 are in continental Metropolitan France, one is the island of Corsica, In the context of the political and geographic organization of France and many of its former colonies a department (département depaʁtǝmɑ̃ is an Administrative division Ille-et-Vilaine (Il-ha-Gwilen is a department of France, located in the region of Bretagne in the northwest of France. Subprefectures (sous-préfectures are the administrative towns of arrondissements in France that do not contain the prefecture for its department. The 100 French departments are divided into 342 arrondissements, which may be translated into English as districts. The arrondissement of Redon is an arrondissement of France located in the Ille-et-Vilaine département, in the Bretagne The cantons of France are territorial subdivisions of the French Republic's 341 arrondissements and 100 departments. The commune is the lowest level of administrative division in the French Republic. A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning "greater" is a modern title used in many countries for the highest ranking officer in a municipal government The elevation of a Geographic location is its height above a fixed reference point often the mean sea level. 09 km²|
|- Density||629/km² (1999)|
|INSEE/Postal code||35236/ 35600|
|1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0. As of January 1, 2008, 64473140 people live in the French Republic. Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume The INSEE code is a numerical indexing code used by the French National Institute for Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE to identify various entities including communes Postal codes were introduced in France in 1972, when La Poste introduced automated sorting. Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of 386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. An estuary is a semi-enclosed Coastal body of Water with one or more Rivers or Streams flowing into it and with a free connection to the open|
|2 Population sans doubles comptes: residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) only counted once. C D E|
Redon is a town and commune in Brittany, France. The commune is the lowest level of administrative division in the French Republic. Brittany (Breizh bʁejs Bretagne; Gallo: Bertaèyn) is a former independent Celtic kingdom and Duchy, now incorporated into This article is about the country For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic France topics. It is a sous-préfecture of the Ille-et-Vilaine département. Subprefectures (sous-préfectures are the administrative towns of arrondissements in France that do not contain the prefecture for its department. Ille-et-Vilaine (Il-ha-Gwilen is a department of France, located in the region of Bretagne in the northwest of France. In the context of the political and geographic organization of France and many of its former colonies a department (département depaʁtǝmɑ̃ is an Administrative division
Redon is located in the Ille-et-Vilaine département. Redon borders the Morbihan and Loire-Atlantique départements. Morbihan (Mor-Bihan is a department in the northwest of France named after the Morbihan ( small sea in Breton) the enclosed sea that is the Loire-Atlantique (formerly Loire-Inférieure) is a department on the west coast of France named after the Loire River and the Atlantic
This small town is situated and at the juncture of the Oust and Vilaine rivers, which makes it well known for its autumn and winter floods. The Oust (Oud is a River in Bretagne, France, right tributary of the Vilaine. The Vilaine (Gwilen is a River in Brittany, in the west of France. Redon is twinned with the town of Andover in England. Andover is a town in the English county of Hampshire. The town is situated on the River Anton some 18
Very little information exists about this area prior to 832, however it would seem that there was a parish by the name of Riedones which gave the town its name. In 832, Conwoion, a Breton monk with the help of the Carolingian Emperor Louis le Pieux founded the abbey of Saint-Sauveur de Redon. Events By Place Europe Pepin of Aquitaine and Louis the German revolt against Louis the Pious, Emperor of the Franks Brittany (Breizh bʁejs Bretagne; Gallo: Bertaèyn) is a former independent Celtic kingdom and Duchy, now incorporated into The Carolingian dynasty (known variously as the Carlovingians, Carolings, or Karlings) was a Frankish noble family with its origins in the Louis the Pious (778 &ndash 20 June 840) also called the Fair, and the Debonaire, was the King of Aquitaine from 781 and co-Emperor An abbey (from Latin abbatia derived from Syriac abba "father" is a Christian Monastery or Today, documents relating to the running of the abbey still exist.
The town developed around the abbey until forming a small rural community of 6,000 inhabitants in the 1960s.
In the middle ages, Redon benefited from maritime commerce due to its location on the Vilaine.
Inhabitants of Redon are called Redonnais.
As of the census of 1999, the town had a population of 9,499. A census is the procedure of acquiring information about every member of a given population
The estimation for 2004 was 9,461.