Chagnon

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For people named Chagnon, see Chagnon (surname).
Chagnon
Overlooking the village of Chagnon
Overlooking the village of Chagnon
Chagnon is located in France
Chagnon
Chagnon
Coordinates: 45°32′08″N 4°33′14″E / 45.5356°N 4.5539°E / 45.5356; 4.5539Coordinates: 45°32′08″N 4°33′14″E / 45.5356°N 4.5539°E / 45.5356; 4.5539
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Loire
Arrondissement Saint-Étienne
Canton La Grand-Croix
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération Saint-Étienne Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernard Fauvel
Area1 2.48 km2 (0.96 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 411
 • Density 170/km2 (430/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 42036 / 42800
Elevation 300–518 m (984–1,699 ft)
(avg. 310 m or 1,020 ft)

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.

Chagnon is a commune in the Loire department in central France.

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