Montchal

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Montchal
Montchal is located in France
Montchal
Montchal
Coordinates: 45°49′36″N 4°18′55″E / 45.8267°N 4.3153°E / 45.8267; 4.3153Coordinates: 45°49′36″N 4°18′55″E / 45.8267°N 4.3153°E / 45.8267; 4.3153
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Loire
Arrondissement Montbrison
Canton Feurs
Intercommunality Communauté de communes des Collines du matin
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) André Jacquemot
Area1 8.84 km2 (3.41 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 425
 • Density 48/km2 (120/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 42148 / 42360
Elevation 512–782 m (1,680–2,566 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.

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

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