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Coat of arms of Chalain-le-Comtal
Coat of arms
Chalain-le-Comtal is located in France
Coordinates: 45°38′46″N 4°10′15″E / 45.6461°N 4.1708°E / 45.6461; 4.1708Coordinates: 45°38′46″N 4°10′15″E / 45.6461°N 4.1708°E / 45.6461; 4.1708
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Loire
Arrondissement Montbrison
Canton Montbrison
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération Loire Forez
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Lucien Chapot
Area1 18.36 km2 (7.09 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 454
 • Density 25/km2 (64/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 42038 /42600
Elevation 338–383 m (1,109–1,257 ft)
(avg. 380 m or 1,250 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.

Chalain-le-Comtal is a commune in the Loire department in central France.

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