Saint-Nizier-de-Fornas

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Saint-Nizier-de-Fornas
Saint-Nizier-de-Fornas is located in France
Saint-Nizier-de-Fornas
Saint-Nizier-de-Fornas
Coordinates: 45°24′16″N 4°04′57″E / 45.4044°N 4.0825°E / 45.4044; 4.0825Coordinates: 45°24′16″N 4°04′57″E / 45.4044°N 4.0825°E / 45.4044; 4.0825
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Loire
Arrondissement Montbrison
Canton Saint-Bonnet-le-Château
Intercommunality Pays de Saint-Bonnet-le-Château
Government
 • Mayor Louis Perrin
Area1 15.88 km2 (6.13 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 585
 • Density 37/km2 (95/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 42266 / 42380
Elevation 619–995 m (2,031–3,264 ft)
(avg. 792 m or 2,598 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-Nizier-de-Fornas is a commune in the Loire department in central France.

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