Mézières-sur-Couesnon

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Mézières-sur-Couesnon
Magoerioù-ar-C'houenon
Commune
The town hall and library of Mézières-sur-Couesnon
The town hall and library of Mézières-sur-Couesnon
Mézières-sur-Couesnon is located in France
Mézières-sur-Couesnon
Mézières-sur-Couesnon
Coordinates: 48°17′47″N 1°25′54″W / 48.2964°N 1.4317°W / 48.2964; -1.4317Coordinates: 48°17′47″N 1°25′54″W / 48.2964°N 1.4317°W / 48.2964; -1.4317
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Ille-et-Vilaine
Arrondissement Fougères-Vitré
Canton Fougères-1
Intercommunality Pays de Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Olivier Barbette
Area1 24.74 km2 (9.55 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,297
 • Density 52/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 35178 /35140
Elevation 35–121 m (115–397 ft)
(avg. 90 m or 300 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.

Mézières-sur-Couesnon (Breton: Magoerioù-ar-C'houenon, Gallo: Maézierr) is a commune in the Ille-et-Vilaine department in Brittany in northwestern France.

Geography[edit]

Mézières-sur-Couesnon is located 30 km (19 mi) northeast of Rennes and 42 km (26 mi) south of Mont Saint-Michel. As its name indicates, it is situated on the Couesnon River.

The bordering communes are Saint-Ouen-des-Alleux, Saint-Marc-sur-Couesnon, Saint-Jean-sur-Couesnon, Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier, Gahard, and Vieux-Vy-sur-Couesnon.

Population[edit]

Inhabitants of Mézières-sur-Couesnon are called Mézièrais in French.

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 1,007 —    
1968 962 −4.5%
1975 881 −8.4%
1982 816 −7.4%
1990 807 −1.1%
1999 822 +1.9%
2008 1,297 +57.8%

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