Boën-sur-Lignon

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Boën-sur-Lignon
Commune
Boengenerale.jpg
Coat of arms of Boën-sur-Lignon
Coat of arms
Boën-sur-Lignon is located in France
Boën-sur-Lignon
Boën-sur-Lignon
Location within Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region
Boën-sur-Lignon is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Boën-sur-Lignon
Boën-sur-Lignon
Coordinates: 45°44′47″N 4°00′18″E / 45.7464°N 4.005°E / 45.7464; 4.005Coordinates: 45°44′47″N 4°00′18″E / 45.7464°N 4.005°E / 45.7464; 4.005
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentLoire
ArrondissementMontbrison
CantonBoën-sur-Lignon
IntercommunalityPays d'Astrée
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Pierre-Jean Rochette
Area16 km2 (2 sq mi)
Population (2015)23,308
 • Density550/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code42019 /42130
Elevation374–557 m (1,227–1,827 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.

Boën-sur-Lignon, formerly Boën,[1] is a commune in the Loire department in central France.

Geography[edit]

The river Lignon du Forez flows through the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
19623,410—    
19683,654+7.2%
19753,766+3.1%
19823,603−4.3%
19903,256−9.6%
19993,112−4.4%
20063,135+0.7%
20093,160+0.8%

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Since 1 August 2012, Journal officiel de la République Française (in French), 3 August 2012