Mireval

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Mireval
City gate
City gate
Coat of arms of Mireval
Coat of arms
Location of Mireval
Mireval is located in France
Mireval
Mireval
Mireval is located in Occitanie
Mireval
Mireval
Coordinates: 43°30′31″N 3°48′06″E / 43.5086°N 3.8017°E / 43.5086; 3.8017Coordinates: 43°30′31″N 3°48′06″E / 43.5086°N 3.8017°E / 43.5086; 3.8017
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentHérault
ArrondissementMontpellier
CantonFrontignan
IntercommunalityCA Bassin de Thau
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Francis Foulquier
Area
1
11.05 km2 (4.27 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
3,368
 • Density300/km2 (790/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
34159 /34110
Elevation0–196 m (0–643 ft)
(avg. 5 m or 16 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Mireval is a commune in the Hérault department in Occitanie in southern France.

Map

It is famous for its muscat wine, the Muscat de Mireval, about which François Rabelais wrote at the beginning of the 16th century.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962739—    
1968781+5.7%
1975839+7.4%
19821,105+31.7%
19902,355+113.1%
19993,049+29.5%
20083,273+7.3%

Gallery[edit]

The village and, in the foreground, the Muscat vineyard

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.