Boën-sur-Lignon

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Boën-sur-Lignon
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Coat of arms of Boën-sur-Lignon
Coat of arms
Boën-sur-Lignon is located in France
Boën-sur-Lignon
Boën-sur-Lignon
Coordinates: 45°44′47″N 4°00′18″E / 45.7464°N 4.005°E / 45.7464; 4.005Coordinates: 45°44′47″N 4°00′18″E / 45.7464°N 4.005°E / 45.7464; 4.005
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Loire
Arrondissement Montbrison
Canton Boën
Intercommunality Pays d'Astrée
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Lucien Moullier
Area
 • Land1 6 km2 (2 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 3,160
 • Population2 density 530/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 42019 / 42130
Elevation 374–557 m (1,227–1,827 ft)
Website http://www.boen.fr/

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Boën-sur-Lignon, formerly Boën,[1] is a commune in the Loire department in central France.

Geography[edit]

The river Lignon du Forez flows through the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 3,410 —    
1968 3,654 +7.2%
1975 3,766 +3.1%
1982 3,603 −4.3%
1990 3,256 −9.6%
1999 3,112 −4.4%
2006 3,135 +0.7%
2009 3,160 +0.8%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Since 1 August 2012, (French) Journal officiel de la République Française, 3 August 2012