Boën-sur-Lignon

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Boën-sur-Lignon
Commune
Boengenerale.jpg
Coat of arms of Boën-sur-Lignon
Location of Boën-sur-Lignon
Boën-sur-Lignon is located in France
Boën-sur-Lignon
Boën-sur-Lignon
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
IntercommunalityCA Loire Forez
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Pierre-Jean Rochette[1]
Area
1
6 km2 (2 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
3,120
 • Density520/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
42019 /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.

Boën-sur-Lignon (French pronunciation: ​[bwɛ̃ syʁ liɲɔ̃], literally Boën on Lignon), formerly Boën,[3] 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%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  3. ^ Since 1 August 2012, Journal officiel de la République Française (in French), 3 August 2012