La Tour-en-Jarez

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La Tour-en-Jarez
La Tour-en-Jarez is located in France
La Tour-en-Jarez
La Tour-en-Jarez
Coordinates: 45°29′09″N 4°23′21″E / 45.4858°N 4.3892°E / 45.4858; 4.3892Coordinates: 45°29′09″N 4°23′21″E / 45.4858°N 4.3892°E / 45.4858; 4.3892
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Loire
Arrondissement Saint-Étienne
Canton Saint-Héand
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération Saint-Étienne Métropole
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Roland Goujon
Area1 5.05 km2 (1.95 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 1,163
 • Density 230/km2 (600/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 42311 / 42580
Elevation 453–698 m (1,486–2,290 ft)
(avg. 540 m or 1,770 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 Tour-en-Jarez is a commune in the Loire department in central France.

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