Canton of Hennebont
|Canton of Hennebont|
|Establishment date||February 15, 1790|
|Residents||42,531 (Jan. 1, 2017)|
|Population density||229 inhabitants / km²|
Location of the canton of Hennebont in
the Morbihan department
The canton is located in the western part of the Morbihan department near Lorient .
The canton was established on February 15, 1790. From 1801 to 2015, four communities belonged to the canton of Hennebont. With the reorganization of the cantons in France in 2015, two of the four previous communes moved to other cantons (Guidel and Pluvigner). In contrast, there were four of the nine municipalities in the canton of Port-Louis .
Canton of Hennebont since 2015
The canton of Hennebont now comprises six municipalities:
|local community||Breton|| Population
|Code postal||Code Insee|
|Canton of Hennebont||Henbont||42,531||185.92||-||5606|
Canton of Hennebont until 2015
Until the state-wide reorganization of the cantons in 2015, the old canton of Hennebont comprised four municipalities on an area of 178.35 km². These were: Brandérion , Hennebont (main town), Inzinzac-Lochrist and Languidic .