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Plogoff

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Plogoff (plɔɡɔf; Plougoñ) is a commune in the Finistère department of Brittany in north-western France. It contains three small ports suitable for small vessels: Pors-Loubous, Feunten-Aod and Bestrée. Local industries include tourism, traditional biscuits, agriculture and fishing. Population Inhabitants of Plogoff are called in French Plogoffistes. Toponymy As for other cities like Guiscriff, Plélauff or the surnames Le Hénaff, Heussaff or Gourcuff, the digraph -ff was introduced by Middle Ages' authors to indicate a nasalized vowel. Geography The village centre is located west of Quimper. Historically, Plogoff belongs to Cornouaille. Maps Nuclear plant project In the early 1970s, the French state power company, EDF, decided to establish a nuclear power plant in Brittany. The first proposed site was in Erdeven, Morbihan, but objections arose. EDF then proposed Ploumoguer, Finistère, just north of Brest. Councilmen around Brest redi
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