Chuyer

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Chuyer
Commune
Chuyer.jpeg
Chuyer is located in France
Chuyer
Chuyer
Location within Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region
Chuyer is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Chuyer
Chuyer
Coordinates: 45°27′29″N 4°41′40″E / 45.4581°N 4.6944°E / 45.4581; 4.6944Coordinates: 45°27′29″N 4°41′40″E / 45.4581°N 4.6944°E / 45.4581; 4.6944
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentLoire
ArrondissementSaint-Étienne
CantonLe Pilat
IntercommunalityPilat rhodanien
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Bétrice Richard
Area112.06 km2 (4.66 sq mi)
Population (2015)2779
 • Density65/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code42064 /42410
Elevation319–880 m (1,047–2,887 ft)
(avg. 475 m or 1,558 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.

Chuyer is a commune in the Loire department in central France. It is a relatively small village outside Pelussin (7 km away) in the Mont Pilat national park.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
17931,376—    
18061,177−14.5%
18211,174−0.3%
18311,284+9.4%
18411,153−10.2%
18511,129−2.1%
1861976−13.6%
1872982+0.6%
1881696−29.1%
1891660−5.2%
1901597−9.5%
1911553−7.4%
1921460−16.8%
1931452−1.7%
1946415−8.2%
1954441+6.3%
1962411−6.8%
1968383−6.8%
1975372−2.9%
1982423+13.7%
1990457+8.0%
1999587+28.4%
2005661+12.6%
2015779+17.9%

Facilities[edit]

Though small, there are some business's in the village including a restaurant,and bread vending machine (filled up every morning by the bakery in Pelussin) and also 200 meters away from the center is the Gite de la croix du Berthoud[1] which has views over the valley. There is also football and basketball courts 150 meters away from the center of the village.[2][better source needed]

Location[edit]

The village lies in the hills of the Pilat natural park and is close to the residential and commercial hub of Pelussin about 7 km away where there are shopping, garages and leisure activities. It also lies close to Condrieu Which lies on both sides of the River Rhone. It is close to the transport, commercial and leisure hub of Vienne where there is a train station, Saturday market and shops, cafe's and restaurants. One hour away is the 3rd largest city in France, Lyon a UNESCO heritage site which is known for its gastronomy.

Activities[edit]

Chuyer's surroundings include the local wilderness and hills. The area's winding roads are used by cyclists with the Tour de France passing through the local roads around Chuyer.[citation needed] Other activities include the local adventure park with zip lines and climbing.[citation needed] There are views at the nearby Centre emetteur TDF which look over the valley.[citation needed]

Weather[edit]

Chuyer has hot weather in the summer which is why many locals stay indoors between lunch and around 3 o'clock when the weather is very hot.[citation needed] And there are usually 2 or 3 thunder storms in the summer bringing rain much to the locals relief.[citation needed] And in the winter it can snow heavily but is usually a few centimeters or inches.[citation needed]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://reservation.loiretourisme.com/le-gite-de-la-croix-du-berthoud.html
  2. ^ Personal knowledge from visiting Chuyer and the area for 6 weeks.