Saint-Mayeux

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Saint-Mayeux
Sant-Vaeg
Saint-Mayeux is located in France
Saint-Mayeux
Saint-Mayeux
Coordinates: 48°15′24″N 3°00′17″W / 48.2567°N 3.0047°W / 48.2567; -3.0047Coordinates: 48°15′24″N 3°00′17″W / 48.2567°N 3.0047°W / 48.2567; -3.0047
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Côtes-d'Armor
Arrondissement Saint-Brieuc
Canton Corlay
Intercommunality Pays de Corlay
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Guy Quéré
Area
 • Land1 30.63 km2 (11.83 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 527
 • Population2 density 17/km2 (45/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 22316 / 22320
Elevation 189–316 m (620–1,037 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.

Saint-Mayeux (Breton: Sant-Vaeg) is a commune in the Côtes-d'Armor department of Brittany in northwestern France.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 839 —    
1968 874 +4.2%
1975 773 −11.6%
1982 664 −14.1%
1990 539 −18.8%
1999 484 −10.2%
2009 527 +8.9%
2014 505 −4.2%

Inhabitants of Saint-Mayeux are known in French as mayochins.

Sights[edit]

  • The church bell, reconstructed in 1730, previously said to have been at the Abbey of Bon Repos.
  • Saint-Maurice chapel, its altarpiece is listed as historically significant and it has a "miraculous" font.
  • The Roch ar lien, steeped in history and legend.
  • The menhirs, Mein al has (French: la Pierre du chat) and Roch ar len (French: le Rocher du sommet)
  • The tomb of the Gauls (a gallery grave, or neolithic tomb)

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