At the heart of a populated region of 120 districts holding 450,000 inhabitants, Brest metropolis is the anchor-point for western Brittany. It consists of eight founding districts with around 215,000 inhabitants. Their areas of actions notably cover: - Economic, social and cultural development - The field of the community territory - The policy of the City within the community and the social balance of housing on the community territory - The running of the big departments of collective interest, of protection and enhancement of the environment. Brest metropolis passed its metropolitan project "Brest 2025: an open, supportive metropolis" (www.2025.brest.fr). This document fixed the strategies and ambitions of the territory to make Brest an attractive metropolis, visible and comprehensible regionally, nationally and internationally.