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Suc de Montchamp, in Laussonne
Suc de Montchamp, in Laussonne
Laussonne is located in France
Coordinates: 44°58′15″N 4°03′10″E / 44.9708°N 4.0528°E / 44.9708; 4.0528Coordinates: 44°58′15″N 4°03′10″E / 44.9708°N 4.0528°E / 44.9708; 4.0528
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Haute-Loire
Arrondissement Le Puy-en-Velay
Canton Mézenc
 • Mayor Pierre Gentes
Area1 25.11 km2 (9.70 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 991
 • Density 39/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 43115 /43150
Elevation 796–1,191 m (2,612–3,907 ft)
(avg. 929 m or 3,048 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.

Laussonne is a commune in the Haute-Loire department in south-central France.

It is the birthplace of Reine Antier (1801–83), founder of the Congrégation des Soeurs de l'Enfant-Jésus de Chauffailles, an order of teaching nuns.[1]

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  1. ^ Biographie de Reine Antier (in French), Congrégation des Soeurs de L'Enfant-Jésus de Chauffailles (Province du Canada), retrieved 2017-11-03