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Bruz is a commune in the Ille-et-Vilaine department in Brittany in northwestern France.
Bruz is located near the center of the Ille-et-Vilaine department, 14 km from Rennes.
It is near the Vilaine river and her tributaries, the Seiche river being the most important.
Inhabitants of Bruz are called Bruzois in French.The current mayor is Auguste Louapre (Miscellaneous Right);
Philippe Caffin (Miscellaneous Left), from 2008 to 2014;
Robert Barré (Union for French Democracy), from 1989 to 2008;
Alphonse Legault (Miscellaneous Right), from 1960 to 1989.
Several streets and places are named after previous mayors : François Joly (from 1919 to 1944), Joseph Jan.
The mairie (City hall) is right in the centre of the town.
In 2008, 3.76% of children attended bilingual primary schools. The municipality signed the Ya d'ar brezhoneg charter on 1 October 2011.
The Breton name of the commune is also Bruz.