Doizieux

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Doizieux
Crêt de l'Oeillon
Crêt de l'Oeillon
Doizieux is located in France
Doizieux
Doizieux
Coordinates: 45°25′41″N 4°35′12″E / 45.4281°N 4.5867°E / 45.4281; 4.5867Coordinates: 45°25′41″N 4°35′12″E / 45.4281°N 4.5867°E / 45.4281; 4.5867
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Loire
Canton La Grand-Croix
Intercommunality Saint-Étienne Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Dominique Crozet
Area1 28.07 km2 (10.84 sq mi)
Population (2005 estimate)2 791
 • Density 28/km2 (73/sq mi)
Time zone CET (GMT +1)
INSEE/Postal code 42085 / 42740
Elevation 440–1,396 m (1,444–4,580 ft)
(avg. 640 m or 2,100 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.

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

Geography[edit]

The village is situated 50 kilometres (31 mi) southwest of Lyon. It is in the heart of the Parc naturel régional du Pilat.

The Dorlay river, a tributary of the Gier that rises in Mont Pilat, flows through the commune.[1]

Administration[edit]

Periode Mayor
March 2001 Dominique Crozet

Demography[edit]

Year Population
1962 436
1968 520
1975 478
1982 521
1990 594
1999 645
2005 791

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ CESAME (March 2010). "Prélèvements et gestion quantitative de la ressource sur le bassin versant du Gier Phase 1" (PDF). Saint-Etienne Metropole. p. 6. Retrieved 2012-08-20. 

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