Chazelles-sur-Lyon

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Chazelles-sur-Lyon
Chazelles-sur-Lyon is located in France
Chazelles-sur-Lyon
Chazelles-sur-Lyon
Coordinates: 45°38′22″N 4°23′33″E / 45.6394°N 4.3925°E / 45.6394; 4.3925Coordinates: 45°38′22″N 4°23′33″E / 45.6394°N 4.3925°E / 45.6394; 4.3925
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Loire
Arrondissement Montbrison
Canton Chazelles-sur-Lyon
(chef-lieu)
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de Forez en Lyonnais
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Pierre Véricel
Area
 • Land1 20.91 km2 (8.07 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 5,041
 • Population2 density 240/km2 (620/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 42059 / 42140
Elevation 414–631 m (1,358–2,070 ft)
(avg. 630 m or 2,070 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.

Chazelles-sur-Lyon is a commune in the Loire department in central France.

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