La Tourette

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La Tourette
Commune
Coat of arms of La Tourette
Coat of arms
La Tourette is located in France
La Tourette
La Tourette
Coordinates: 45°24′56″N 4°05′06″E / 45.4156°N 4.085°E / 45.4156; 4.085Coordinates: 45°24′56″N 4°05′06″E / 45.4156°N 4.085°E / 45.4156; 4.085
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Loire
Arrondissement Montbrison
Canton Saint-Just-Saint-Rambert
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Pays de Saint-Bonnet-le-Château
Government
 • Mayor Alain Marquet
Area1 5.65 km2 (2.18 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 424
 • Density 75/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 42312 /42380
Elevation 619–872 m (2,031–2,861 ft)
(avg. 800 m or 2,600 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 Tourette is a commune in the Loire department in central France.

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