Saint-André-le-Puy

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Saint-André-le-Puy
Saint-André-le-Puy is located in France
Saint-André-le-Puy
Saint-André-le-Puy
Coordinates: 45°38′47″N 4°15′39″E / 45.6464°N 4.2608°E / 45.6464; 4.2608Coordinates: 45°38′47″N 4°15′39″E / 45.6464°N 4.2608°E / 45.6464; 4.2608
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Loire
Arrondissement Montbrison
Canton Saint-Galmier
Government
 • Mayor Paul Chomienne
Area
 • Land1 8.66 km2 (3.34 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 1,182
 • Population2 density 140/km2 (350/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 42200 / 42210
Elevation 357–374 m (1,171–1,227 ft)
(avg. 383 m or 1,257 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.

Saint-André-le-Puy or Le Puy is a commune in the Loire department in central France.

It is located 26 km (16 mi) from Saint-Étienne (turn off the N89 westbound at Montrond-les-Bains onto the N82 southwards).

It rejected the proposed European Constitution by 60%.

Its inhabitants are known as Puechens.

Demography[edit]

Demographic Changes
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
595 653 662 1002 1151 1182
Census Enumeration: Population without duplicates

Miscellaneous[edit]

Puy derives from the Provençal word "Puech", meaning an isolated hill.

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All sites in French, unless otherwise indicated

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