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The church in Gumières
The church in Gumières
Coat of arms of Gumières
Coat of arms
Gumières is located in France
Coordinates: 45°31′55″N 3°59′17″E / 45.5319°N 3.9881°E / 45.5319; 3.9881Coordinates: 45°31′55″N 3°59′17″E / 45.5319°N 3.9881°E / 45.5319; 3.9881
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Loire
Arrondissement Montbrison
Canton Montbrison
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération Loire Forez
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Robert HARNOIS
Area1 16.12 km2 (6.22 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 253
 • Density 16/km2 (41/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 42107 /42560
Elevation 748–1,236 m (2,454–4,055 ft)
(avg. 900 m or 3,000 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.

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

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