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Coat of arms of Çaloire
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Çaloire is located in France
Coordinates: 45°25′11″N 4°14′36″E / 45.4197°N 4.2433°E / 45.4197; 4.2433Coordinates: 45°25′11″N 4°14′36″E / 45.4197°N 4.2433°E / 45.4197; 4.2433
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Loire
Arrondissement Saint-Étienne
Canton Firminy
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération Saint-Étienne Métropole
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gaston Dupuy
Area1 4.7 km2 (1.8 sq mi)
Population (2007)2 327
 • Density 70/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 42031 /42240
Elevation 421–772 m (1,381–2,533 ft)
(avg. 540 m or 1,770 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.

Çaloire (French pronunciation: ​[salwaʁ]) is a commune in the Loire department in central France.

It is close to the villages of Unieux, Chambles and Saint-Paul-en-Cornillon, and 5 km northwest of Firminy, the largest town in the area.

In the 2007 census Çaloire had 329 recorded inhabitants. [1]


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