Rieux, Morbihan

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Saint-Melaine Church, in Rieux
Saint-Melaine Church, in Rieux
Coat of arms of Rieux
Coat of arms
Rieux is located in France
Coordinates: 47°35′55″N 2°06′21″W / 47.5986°N 2.1058°W / 47.5986; -2.1058Coordinates: 47°35′55″N 2°06′21″W / 47.5986°N 2.1058°W / 47.5986; -2.1058
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Morbihan
Arrondissement Vannes
Canton Allaire
Intercommunality Pays de Redon
 • Mayor (2008—2014) Patrick Le Villoux
Area1 27.78 km2 (10.73 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 2,781
 • Density 100/km2 (260/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 56194 /56350
Elevation 0–81 m (0–266 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.

Rieux (Breton: Reoz) is a commune in the Morbihan department of Brittany in north-western France.


Inhabitants of Rieux are called in French Rieuxois.

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