Its inhabitants are called the Quimperlois .
Quimperlé, confluenceThe name Quimperlé comes from kemper , “confluence” in Breton, and of It , one of the four rivers crossing the city. On the site of old a villa Anaurot was set up the abbey Holy-Cross which is at the origin of the city.
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The city has an antenna of the Chamber of commerce and industry of Quimper Cornwall.
Quimperlé is a town of tourism and industries flourishing still today.
- the Holy-Cross Abbey of Quimperlé;
- the Notre-Dame church of the Assumption.
- the white abbey
- the présidial
- Quimperlé is a double city:
- In low city, one found objects megalithic dating from the Gallo-Roman ones. It is called Villa Anaurot according to the two fords. According to the legend, Saint Guthiern founded an abbey: the abbey of Holy Cross. Then Anaurot villa is named Kemper It (Confluent It into Breton). During the French revolution, chouans were installed in Quimperlé. One found some confusions with the Holy-Cross abbey. Then Quimperlé becomes a place of market and fair and accommodated even a Sous-préfecture until 1928.
- Quimperlé, frontier town
Quimperlé is also famous for its Bagad which in particular obtained two championships of Brittany of the bagadoù.
Personalities related to Quimperlé
- Claude Lancelot (1615-), Jansenist, deceased in Quimperlé.
- Pierre-Hyacinthe Morice de Beaubois (1693-), born in Quimperlé.
- Charles Louis of Couëdic, marine
- Adolphe Beaufrère, painter and French engraver, born in Quimperlé the March 24th 1876.
- Xavier Krebs, painter and ceramist born in Quimperlé in 1923.
- Xavier Grall (1930-1981), deceased in Quimperlé.
- Theodore Hersart of Villemarqué (1815-1895), born and died in Quimperlé, author of the Barzaz-Breiz.
- Louis Cardiet, footballer
- Alain Beuze, poet
- Jean Jamet, originating in Lanvénégen, lieutenant of gendarmerie, resistant, stopped with Bubry, shot with Pluméliau.
- Pierre Mourisset, originating in Saint-Laurent-Medoc, gendarme, resistant, stopped to Bubry, shot with Bieuzy.
- Mathurin Furic, known as Matilin year dall (Mathurin the Blind man), celebrates player of bombards blind man, born in Quimperlé in 1789 and deceased in 1859.
EconomyThe city is the seat of the group Bigard which established to with it its principal establishment which employs more than 1200 people.
- Site of the commune
- Inventory of the inheritance
- Geography of Brittany, gate of the cities and countries Breton - Quimperlé/Kemperle
- Site of the Community of Communes of the Country of Quimperlé
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