is a municipality
of the canton
, located in the district of Gros-de-Vaud
Mex is first mentioned in 1154 as Mais
Mex has an area, , of . Of this area, or 55.5% is used for agricultural purposes, while or 29.3% is forested. Of the rest of the land, or 17.0% is settled (buildings or roads).
Of the built up area, industrial buildings made up 2.1% of the total area while housing and buildings made up 9.2% and transportation infrastructure made up 4.9%. Out of the forested land, 27.9% of the total land area is heavily forested and 1.4% is covered with orchards or small clusters of trees. Of the agricultural land, 44.9% is used for growing crops and 7.4% is pastures, while 3.2% is used for orchards or vine crops.
The municipality was part of the Cossonay District
until it was dissolved on 31 August 2006, and Mex became part of the new district of Gros-de-Vaud.
It consists of the village of Mex as well as the Les Esserts housing development (which is separated from the village by the A1 motorway
Coat of arms
of the municipal coat of arms
is Or, a Chevron Gules.
Mex has a population () of . , 21.2% of the population are resident foreign nationals. ... Read More