La Chapelle-Geneste

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La Chapelle-Geneste
La Chapelle-Geneste is located in France
La Chapelle-Geneste
La Chapelle-Geneste
Coordinates: 45°21′02″N 3°40′06″E / 45.3506°N 3.6683°E / 45.3506; 3.6683Coordinates: 45°21′02″N 3°40′06″E / 45.3506°N 3.6683°E / 45.3506; 3.6683
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Haute-Loire
Arrondissement Brioude
Canton Plateau du Haut-Velay granitique
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Henri Chevalier
Area1 18.06 km2 (6.97 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 141
 • Density 7.8/km2 (20/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 43059 /43160
Elevation 668–1,114 m (2,192–3,655 ft)
(avg. 1,004 m or 3,294 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 Chapelle-Geneste is a commune in the Haute-Loire department in south-central France.


The Senouire flows westward, then southward, through the south-western part of the commune.

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