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Coat of arms of Chazelles-sur-Lavieu
Coat of arms
Chazelles-sur-Lavieu is located in France
Coordinates: 45°32′23″N 4°00′05″E / 45.5397°N 4.0014°E / 45.5397; 4.0014Coordinates: 45°32′23″N 4°00′05″E / 45.5397°N 4.0014°E / 45.5397; 4.0014
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Loire
Arrondissement Montbrison
Canton Saint-Jean-Soleymieux
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération Loire Forez
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Claude Chaut
Area1 9.85 km2 (3.80 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 177
 • Density 18/km2 (47/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 42058 / 42560
Elevation 586–1,200 m (1,923–3,937 ft)
(avg. 911 m or 2,989 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.

Chazelles-sur-Lavieu is a commune in the Loire department in central France.

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