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Coat of arms of Pontcharra-sur-Turdine
Coat of arms
Pontcharra-sur-Turdine is located in France
Coordinates: 45°52′30″N 4°29′26″E / 45.875°N 4.4906°E / 45.875; 4.4906Coordinates: 45°52′30″N 4°29′26″E / 45.875°N 4.4906°E / 45.875; 4.4906
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Rhône
Arrondissement Arrondissement of Villefranche-sur-Saône
Canton Canton of Tarare
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jacques Nové
Area1 4.73 km2 (1.83 sq mi)
Population (2010)2 2,483
 • Density 520/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 69157 / 69490
Elevation 315–558 m (1,033–1,831 ft)
(avg. 353 m or 1,158 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.

Pontcharra-sur-Turdine is a commune in the Rhône department in eastern France.

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