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Marcilly-le-Châtel is located in France
Coordinates: 45°41′44″N 4°02′17″E / 45.6956°N 4.0381°E / 45.6956; 4.0381Coordinates: 45°41′44″N 4°02′17″E / 45.6956°N 4.0381°E / 45.6956; 4.0381
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Loire
Arrondissement Montbrison
Canton Boën
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Pays d'Astrée
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Louis Bouchet
Area1 16.32 km2 (6.30 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 974
 • Density 60/km2 (150/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 42134 / 42130
Elevation 377–708 m (1,237–2,323 ft)
(avg. 420 m or 1,380 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.

Marcilly-le-Châtel is a commune in the Loire department in central France.

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