Rue de Pontivy leading to St Nicholas church
Coat of arms
|Coordinates: 48°10′40″N 2°45′14″W|
|• Mayor (2014–2020)||Gérard Huet|
|80.24 km2 (30.98 sq mi)|
|• Density||120/km2 (320/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|Elevation||73–245 m (240–804 ft)|
|1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.|
The inhabitants of Loudéac are known in French as Loudéaciens.
Cabinet-making : Ateliers Allot Frères Pastry-cooking : Ker Cadélac
Loudéac has 2 football teams, FC Saint-Bugan, named after an area in the town, and Loudéac OSC, formed from the amalgamation of Stade Loudéacien and Avenir Loudéac in the early 2000s. Loudéac OSC is traditionally a big club on the amateur scene in the region (being one of the larger towns). Recently, the club has restructured with a strong policy on developing youth, which has paid dividends as the club are again rising through the divisions. There is also a female team within the club. There is a handball team in the town, l'Amicale Laîque Loudéac Handball who compete across male and female senior and junior competition. A rugby team based in the town is named the Loup'déaciens (a play on words on the word 'loup' which means 'wolf' in French. There is a strong local pool scene, which has culminated in a youth based in the town becoming a world champion at youth level as part of a French team.
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