Recouvrance, Brest

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The church of Saint-Sauveur in Recouvrance, the oldest parish church in Brest[1]

Recouvrance is the section of the city of Brest, France on the right bank of the river Penfeld. It is a popular and historically Breton quarter, in contrast to the largely Francophone quarter of Brest-même or Brest-proper on the left bank.

The lift bridge over the Penfeld was named after this neighbourhood, as was a schooner built in 1992 in the city.


  1. ^ Jean-Louis Auffret, Brest d'hier à demain, Éditions Cloître, mars 2002, Saint-Thonan France, ( ISBN 2910981657), page 25

Coordinates: 48°23′18″N 4°30′01″W / 48.38833°N 4.50028°W / 48.38833; -4.50028

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