Saint Malo, Ille-et-Vilaine Département, Brittany, France

🇫🇷 Saint-Malo is a historic French port in Ille-et-Vilaine, Brittany on the English Channel coast. The walled city had a long history of piracy, earning much wealth from local extortion and overseas adventures. In 1944, the Allies heavily bombarded Saint-Malo, which was garrisoned by German troops. The city changed into a popular tourist centre, with a ferry terminal serving the Channel Islands of Jersey and Guernsey, as well as the Southern English settlements of Portsmouth, Hampshire and Poole, Dorset. The famous transatlantic single-handed yacht race, Route du Rhum, which takes place every four years in November, is between Saint Malo and 🇬🇵 Point-à-Pitre in Guadeloupe.

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Saint Malo has a population of over 47,050 people. Saint Malo also forms the centre of the wider Saint-Malo Arrondissement which has a population of over 165,866 people. Saint Malo is ranked #752 for startups with a score of 0.19. For the location of Saint Malo see: Saint-Malo.

Twin Towns – Sister Cities Saint-Malo is twinned with: 🇲🇺 Port-Louis, Mauritius; 🇨🇦 Gaspé, Canada; 🇨🇦 Saint-Malo, Quebec, Canada; 🇨🇦 St. Malo, Manitoba, Canada; 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 Cowes, Isle of Wight, UK; 🇵🇱 Gniezno, Poland.

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