Mies, Switzerland

municipality in Switzerland
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Mies is a municipality in the district of Nyon in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland.

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Coat of arms of Mies
Coat of arms
Location of Mies
Mies is located in Switzerland
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Mies
Mies is located in Canton of Vaud
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Mies
Coordinates: 46°18′N 06°10′E / 46.300°N 6.167°E / 46.300; 6.167Coordinates: 46°18′N 06°10′E / 46.300°N 6.167°E / 46.300; 6.167
CountrySwitzerland
CantonVaud
DistrictNyon
Government
 • MayorSyndic
Pierre-Alain Schmidt
Area
 • Total3.47 km2 (1.34 sq mi)
Elevation
410 m (1,350 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total2,078
 • Density600/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Postal code
1295
SFOS number5723
Surrounded byTannay, Chavannes-des-Bois, Versoix (GE)
Websitewww.mies.ch
Profile (in French), SFSO statistics

The municipality is halfway between Geneva and Nyon.

Mies is one of the municipalities of the Canton de Vaud which are collectively known as the "Terre-Sainte".

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SportsEdit

Mies is home to the headquarters of FIBA, the international governing body of basketball.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeinden nach 4 Hauptbereichen". Federal Statistical Office. Retrieved 13 January 2019.
  2. "Ständige Wohnbevölkerung nach Staatsangehörigkeitskategorie Geschlecht und Gemeinde; Provisorische Jahresergebnisse; 2018". Federal Statistical Office. 9 April 2019. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  3. FIBA Administration Department accessed 12 December 2014

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Mies at Wikimedia Commons