Mieza, Spain

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Mieza
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 41°09′44″N6°41′15″W / 41.16222°N 6.68750°W / 41.16222; -6.68750 Coordinates: 41°09′44″N6°41′15″W / 41.16222°N 6.68750°W / 41.16222; -6.68750
Country Spain
Autonomous community Castile and León
Province Salamanca
Comarca Vitigudino
Subcomarca La Ribera de Salamanca
Government
  MayorIsmael García Carreto (People's Party)
Area
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  Total35 km2 (14 sq mi)
Elevation
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658 m (2,159 ft)
Population
 (2018) [2]
  Total208
  Density5.9/km2 (15/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
37254

Mieza is a municipality located in the province of Salamanca, Castile and León, Spain. As of 2016 the municipality has a population of 226 inhabitants.

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References

  1. 1 2 "Municipio:Mieza". www.lasalina.es. Retrieved 2017-10-28.
  2. Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.