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Brest, France

Brest (population 155,000) is a city in Brittany, north-west France, in the département of Finistère. Located on the western tip of the Brittany peninsula, the city is an important port and naval base.

The military harbor was fortified by Vauban (1633-1707). During World War II, the Germans held a large submarine base in Brest.

External link

Official web site of Brest town hall is http://www.mairie-brest.fr .



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