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Coat of arms of Cottance
Coat of arms
Cottance is located in France
Coordinates: 45°47′39″N 4°17′59″E / 45.7942°N 4.2997°E / 45.7942; 4.2997Coordinates: 45°47′39″N 4°17′59″E / 45.7942°N 4.2997°E / 45.7942; 4.2997
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Loire
Arrondissement Montbrison
Canton Feurs
Intercommunality Communauté de communes des Collines du matin
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jacques de Lemps
Area1 13.55 km2 (5.23 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 551
 • Density 41/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 42073 / 42360
Elevation 403–656 m (1,322–2,152 ft)
(avg. 493 m or 1,617 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.

Cottance is a commune in the Loire department in central France.

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