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Essertines-en-Châtelneuf, mairie.jpg
Coat of arms of Essertines-en-Châtelneuf
Coat of arms
Essertines-en-Châtelneuf is located in France
Coordinates: 45°37′12″N 3°59′55″E / 45.62°N 3.9986°E / 45.62; 3.9986Coordinates: 45°37′12″N 3°59′55″E / 45.62°N 3.9986°E / 45.62; 3.9986
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Loire
Arrondissement Montbrison
Canton Boën-sur-Lignon
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération Loire Forez
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Henri Meunier
Area1 15.2 km2 (5.9 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 587
 • Density 39/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 42089 /42600
Elevation 444–1,010 m (1,457–3,314 ft)
(avg. 700 m or 2,300 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.

Essertines-en-Châtelneuf is a commune in the Loire department in central France.

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