Lay, Loire

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Lay is located in France
Coordinates: 45°57′23″N 4°13′08″E / 45.9564°N 4.2189°E / 45.9564; 4.2189Coordinates: 45°57′23″N 4°13′08″E / 45.9564°N 4.2189°E / 45.9564; 4.2189
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Loire
Arrondissement Roanne
Canton Saint-Symphorien-de-Lay
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Pays entre Loire et Rhône
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Michel Depierre
 • Land1 12.85 km2 (4.96 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 648
 • Population2 density 50/km2 (130/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 42118 / 42470
Elevation 339–592 m (1,112–1,942 ft)
(avg. 460 m or 1,510 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.

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

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