La Chamba

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La Chamba
La Chamba is located in France
La Chamba
La Chamba
Coordinates: 45°45′22″N 3°45′30″E / 45.7561°N 3.7583°E / 45.7561; 3.7583Coordinates: 45°45′22″N 3°45′30″E / 45.7561°N 3.7583°E / 45.7561; 3.7583
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Loire
Arrondissement Montbrison
Canton Noirétable
Intercommunality Communauté de communes des Montagnes du Haut Forez
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Danielle Picarles
Area1 5.2 km2 (2.0 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 53
 • Density 10/km2 (26/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 42040 / 42440
Elevation 983–1,344 m (3,225–4,409 ft)
(avg. 1,087 m or 3,566 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.

La Chamba (Occitan: La Chambaa) is a commune in the Loire department in central France.

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