Vendel, Ille-et-Vilaine


The church in Vendel

Coat of arms

Coordinates: 48°18′00″N 1°18′37″W / 48.3°N 1.3103°W / 48.3; -1.3103Coordinates: 48°18′00″N 1°18′37″W / 48.3°N 1.3103°W / 48.3; -1.3103
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Ille-et-Vilaine
Arrondissement Fougères-Vitré
Canton Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier
Intercommunality Pays de Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier
  Mayor (20142020) Bernard Turoche
Area1 6.37 km2 (2.46 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 436
  Density 68/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 35348 / 35140
Elevation 50–105 m (164–344 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.

Vendel (Breton: Gwennel, Gallo: Vandèu) is a commune in the Ille-et-Vilaine department in Brittany in northwestern France.


Vendel is located 38 km (24 mi) northeast of Rennes and 45 km (28 mi) south of Mont Saint-Michel.

The adjacent communes are La Chapelle-Saint-Aubert, Billé, Saint-Georges-de-Chesné, and Saint-Jean-sur-Couesnon.


Inhabitants of Vendel are called Vendelais in French.

Historical population
1962 334    
1968 344+3.0%
1975 325−5.5%
1982 300−7.7%
1990 311+3.7%
1999 339+9.0%
2009 436+28.6%

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