Administrative capital of Finistère, capital of Cornouaille, the influence of Quimper extends well beyond its status of medium-sized town (63,405 inhabitants).
This huge territory located in south Finistère on the Odet estuary encompasses historic and economic Cornouaille, and is distinguished by its lively and innovative character.
Culture, community life, leisure, environment... the Quimper urban area is an appealing active centre. At 15km from the Atlantic coast, opposite the Americas, Quimper is a town resolutely open to the world.
County : Brittany
Département : Finistère
Administrative status : Administrative capital
Regional area : Cornouaille
Intermunicipal name : Quimper Community
Council code: 29232
Postal code: 29000
Current mayor (since 2014) : Ludovic Jolivet
Breton name : Kemper
Historic region : Cornouaille
Traditional region : Glazik
Motto : «unanet e vimp kreñv» (United we will be strong).
Total population : 63,405 (2016)
Population density :752 inhab/km² (2014)
Inhabitant's name : Quimpérois(e)
Surface area : 84 km²
Sunny hours/per year : 1634
Rainy days/per year : 154
Average minimum temperature : 8,1°C
Average maximum temperature : 15°C