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Coat of arms of Fraisses
Coat of arms
Fraisses is located in France
Coordinates: 45°23′19″N 4°16′01″E / 45.3886°N 4.2669°E / 45.3886; 4.2669Coordinates: 45°23′19″N 4°16′01″E / 45.3886°N 4.2669°E / 45.3886; 4.2669
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Loire
Arrondissement Saint-Étienne
Canton Firminy
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération Saint-Étienne Métropole
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Joseph Sotton
Area1 4.63 km2 (1.79 sq mi)
Population (2007)2 4,074
 • Density 880/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 42099 / 42490
Elevation 437–746 m (1,434–2,448 ft)
(avg. 465 m or 1,526 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.

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

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