Saint-Mayeux

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Saint-Mayeux

Sant-Vaeg
The town hall of Saint-Mayeux
The town hall of Saint-Mayeux
Location of Saint-Mayeux
Saint-Mayeux is located in France
Saint-Mayeux
Saint-Mayeux
Saint-Mayeux is located in Brittany
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
CountryFrance
RegionBrittany
DepartmentCôtes-d'Armor
ArrondissementSaint-Brieuc
CantonMûr-de-Bretagne
IntercommunalityPays de Corlay
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Guy Quéré
Area
1
30.63 km2 (11.83 sq mi)
Population
(2009)2
527
 • Density17/km2 (45/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
22316 /22320
Elevation189–316 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
YearPop.±%
1962839—    
1968874+4.2%
1975773−11.6%
1982664−14.1%
1990539−18.8%
1999484−10.2%
2009527+8.9%
2014505−4.2%

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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