Lorient

commune in Morbihan, France

Lorient is a commune and seaport in the Morbihan department in Brittany.

Lorient
Lorient.jpg
Coat of arms of Lorient
Coat of arms
Location of Lorient
Lorient is located in France
Lorient
Lorient
Lorient is located in Brittany
Lorient
Lorient
Coordinates: 47°27′N 3°13′W / 47.45°N 3.22°W / 47.45; -3.22Coordinates: 47°27′N 3°13′W / 47.45°N 3.22°W / 47.45; -3.22
CountryFrance
RegionBrittany
DepartmentMorbihan
Area
1
17.48 km2 (6.75 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)
57,706
 • Density3,300/km2 (8,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
56121 /56100
Elevation0–46 m (0–151 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Sister citiesEdit

Lorient is twinned with: