La Chamba

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La Chamba
La Chamba 42.JPG
La Chamba is located in France
La Chamba
La Chamba
Location within Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region
La Chamba is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
La Chamba
La Chamba
Coordinates: 45°45′22″N 3°45′30″E / 45.7561°N 3.7583°E / 45.7561; 3.7583Coordinates: 45°45′22″N 3°45′30″E / 45.7561°N 3.7583°E / 45.7561; 3.7583
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Loire
Arrondissement Montbrison
Canton Boën-sur-Lignon
Intercommunality Montagnes du Haut Forez
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Maurice Dichampt
Area1 5.2 km2 (2.0 sq mi)
Population (2015)2 52
 • Density 10/km2 (26/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 42040 /42440
Elevation 983–1,344 m (3,225–4,409 ft)
(avg. 1,087 m or 3,566 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.

La Chamba (Occitan: La Chambaa) is a commune in the Loire department in central France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793237—    
1806134−43.5%
1821205+53.0%
1831536+161.5%
1841586+9.3%
1851557−4.9%
1861522−6.3%
1872493−5.6%
1881486−1.4%
1891476−2.1%
1901545+14.5%
1911202−62.9%
1921170−15.8%
1931146−14.1%
1946129−11.6%
1954111−14.0%
1962103−7.2%
196887−15.5%
197581−6.9%
198268−16.0%
199056−17.6%
199953−5.4%
200459+11.3%
201652−11.9%

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