Missillac

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Missillac
L'église Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul.
L'église Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul.
Missillac is located in France
Missillac
Missillac
Coordinates: 47°28′59″N 2°09′28″W / 47.4831°N 2.1578°W / 47.4831; -2.1578Coordinates: 47°28′59″N 2°09′28″W / 47.4831°N 2.1578°W / 47.4831; -2.1578
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Loire-Atlantique
Arrondissement Saint-Nazaire
Canton Saint-Gildas-des-Bois
Intercommunality Pays de Pont-Château - Saint-Gildas-des-Bois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernard Lelièvre
Area1 59.55 km2 (22.99 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 4,474
 • Density 75/km2 (190/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 44098 / 44780
Elevation 0–63 m (0–207 ft)
Website www.cc-paysdepontchateau.fr

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.

Missillac (Merzhelieg in Breton) is a commune located in the department of Loire-Atlantique in western France.

Geography[edit]

Missillac is located at the North-Western edge of Loire-Atlantique at the limit of the Morbihan. 25 km of Saint-Nazaire, 65 kmNorth-West of Nantes and 25 km south of Redon. The villages or communes bordering Missillac are Séverac, Saint-Gildas-des-Bois, Sainte-Reine-de-Bretagne, La Chapelle-des-Marais, Herbignac, Pontchâteau. According to the established ranking by INSEE in 1999, Missillac is a rural district which belongs to Saint-Nazaire. Missillac belongs to the traditional country of Brière. The commune is crossed by the expressway Nantes-Vannes.

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