Mios

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Mios
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Coat of arms of Mios
Coat of arms
Location of Mios
Mios is located in France
Mios
Mios
Mios is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
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
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentGironde
ArrondissementArcachon
CantonGujan-Mestras
IntercommunalityBassin d'Arcachon Nord Atlantique
Government
 • Mayor (since 2015) Cédric Pain
Area
1
137.41 km2 (53.05 sq mi)
Population
(2008)2
6,631
 • Density48/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
33284 /33380
Elevation4–65 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 Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
19622,437—    
19682,457+0.8%
19752,446−0.4%
19822,977+21.7%
19903,786+27.2%
19994,620+22.0%
20086,631+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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