The farmers in return had to pay back 10% of the crops.In the 19th century, American missionaries came to the village for missionary work.In 1985, the Lebanese Civil War spread to South Lebanon, and the villagers fled for their safety farther south and others went to the capital.

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Miye ou Miye has a mixed population of Christians and Muslims.

The people of Miye ou Miye are mostly Catholics (85%), with a few Maronites (7%), Protestants (6%), and Baptists (2%).

No information is available on the Muslim population, since they are not registered where they live.

The population of the town doubles when the immigrants / expatriates return to spend their summer vacations in their ancestral home.

Arabic is the official language; English and French are also spoken.

In the 17th century, Miye ou Miye was mostly farmland owned by a number of wealthy families.

The families of "Abu Nakad" and "Faddoul" owned half of the land and the state owned the rest.

In the 18th century, Christians started to move to the village, and the state encouraged the farmers by giving them land to farm.

) is a village in southern Lebanon located 5 km (3.2 mi) East of Sidon and 45 km (28 mi) south of the capital Beirut and it overlooks the Mediterranean Sea.

The village lies at an average altitude of 156 m (512 ft) above sea level.

Miye ou Miyes' surface (with houses built on it) stretches for 230 hectares (2.3 km² - 0.8878 mi²).