Mios

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Mios
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Coat of arms of Mios
Coat of arms
Mios is located in France
Mios
Mios
Coordinates: 44°36′21″N 0°56′08″W / 44.6058°N 0.9356°W / 44.6058; -0.9356Coordinates: 44°36′21″N 0°56′08″W / 44.6058°N 0.9356°W / 44.6058; -0.9356
Country France
Region Aquitaine
Department Gironde
Arrondissement Arcachon
Canton Audenge
Intercommunality Bassin d'Arcachon Nord Atlantique
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) François Cazis
Area
 • Land1 137.41 km2 (53.05 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 6,631
 • Population2 density 48/km2 (120/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 33284 / 33380
Elevation 4–65 m (13–213 ft)
(avg. 7 m or 23 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Mios is a commune in the Gironde department in Aquitaine in southwestern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 2,437 —    
1968 2,457 +0.8%
1975 2,446 −0.4%
1982 2,977 +21.7%
1990 3,786 +27.2%
1999 4,620 +22.0%
2008 6,631 +43.5%

Its inhabitants are called Miossais.

Sights[edit]

The Saint Brice chapel has a bell dating from 1700 classed as a monument historique by the French Ministry of Culture in 1942.[1]

The Romanesque St Martin church, enlarged in the 19th century, has a Gothic choir and chapels, and remnants of 16th century stained glass.

St Martin

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