Mézières-sur-Couesnon

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Mézières-sur-Couesnon

Magoerioù-ar-C'houenon
The town hall and library of Mézières-sur-Couesnon
The town hall and library of Mézières-sur-Couesnon
Location of Mézières-sur-Couesnon
Mézières-sur-Couesnon is located in France
Mézières-sur-Couesnon
Mézières-sur-Couesnon
Mézières-sur-Couesnon is located in Brittany
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
CountryFrance
RegionBrittany
DepartmentIlle-et-Vilaine
ArrondissementRennes
CantonFougères-1
IntercommunalityPays de Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Olivier Barbette
Area
1
24.74 km2 (9.55 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
1,746
 • Density71/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
35178 /35140
Elevation35–121 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.

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
YearPop.±%
19621,007—    
1968962−4.5%
1975881−8.4%
1982816−7.4%
1990807−1.1%
1999822+1.9%
20081,297+57.8%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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