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Cancale, Port de la Houle
Cancale, Port de la Houle
Coat of arms of Cancale
Coat of arms
Cancale is located in France
Coordinates: 48°40′37″N 1°51′02″W / 48.6769°N 1.8506°W / 48.6769; -1.8506Coordinates: 48°40′37″N 1°51′02″W / 48.6769°N 1.8506°W / 48.6769; -1.8506
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Ille-et-Vilaine
Arrondissement Saint-Malo
Canton Saint-Malo-1
Intercommunality CA Pays de Saint-Malo
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Pierre-Yves Mahieu
Area1 12.6 km2 (4.9 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 5,341
 • Density 423.9/km2 (1,098/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 35049 /35260
Elevation 0–56 m (0–184 ft)
(avg. 45 m or 148 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Cancale (Breton: Kankaven; Gallo: Cauncall) is a small town in western France. It is near Saint-Coulomb. A famous place there is the Pointe du Grouin.

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