Cancale

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Cancale

Kankaven
Cancale, Port de la Houle
Cancale, Port de la Houle
Coat of arms of Cancale
Coat of arms
Cancale is located in France
Cancale
Cancale
Location within Brittany region
Cancale is located in Brittany
Cancale
Cancale
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
CountryFrance
RegionBrittany
DepartmentIlle-et-Vilaine
ArrondissementSaint-Malo
CantonSaint-Malo-1
IntercommunalityCA Pays de Saint-Malo
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Pierre-Yves Mahieu
Area
1
12.6 km2 (4.9 sq mi)
Population
 (2008)2
5,341
 • Density420/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
35049 /35260
Elevation0–56 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 commune in western France. It is near Saint-Coulomb. A famous place there is the Pointe du Grouin.

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