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Carantec

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Country  France
Department  Finistère
Intercommunality  Morlaix Communauté
Area  9.02 km²
Arrondissement  Morlaix
Region  Brittany
Canton  Taulé
Population (2012 )  3,150
Local time  Thursday 11:15 PM
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Weather  8°C, Wind SE at 18 km/h, 86% Humidity
Points of interest  Castillo del Taureau, Musée Maritime de Carant, La Chaise du Curé

Carantec (Karanteg in Breton) is a commune in the Finistère department of Brittany in north-western France.

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Map of Carantec, France

Carantec is located on the coast of the English Channel, and contains a small island within its boundaries, Île Callot. Carantec is bordered by the communes of Henvic and Taulé to the south, and is near to the town of Morlaix.

International relations

Carantec is twinned with Grand-Saconnex in Switzerland, and with Crantock in the United Kingdom.

Local Industries

Carantec's two primary industries are oyster farming and tourism.

Tourism

Since 1926, Carantec has been classified as a "station balnéaire".

Oyster Farming

Carantec and the Bay of Morlaix have been home to oyster farming operations since 1892. Today Carantec is home to 15 oyster farms with over 700 hectares of oyster beds that produce over 6500 tons of oysters per year.

Population

Inhabitants of Carantec are called in French Carantécois.

References

Carantec Wikipedia


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