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Usson-en-Forez is located in France
Coordinates: 45°23′27″N 3°56′32″E / 45.3908°N 3.9422°E / 45.3908; 3.9422Coordinates: 45°23′27″N 3°56′32″E / 45.3908°N 3.9422°E / 45.3908; 3.9422
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Loire
Arrondissement Montbrison
Canton Saint-Bonnet-le-Château
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Pays de Saint-Bonnet-le-Château
 • Mayor Jeanine Crozet
Area1 47.24 km2 (18.24 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,410
 • Density 30/km2 (77/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 42318 / 42550
Elevation 767–1,137 m (2,516–3,730 ft)
(avg. 915 m or 3,002 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.

Usson-en-Forez is a commune in the Loire department in central France.

A notable native is Lazarite priest Jean-Claude Faveyrial (1813–1893), author of the first book on the history of Albania.

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