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Coat of arms of Lavieu
Coat of arms
Lavieu is located in France
Coordinates: 45°32′24″N 4°02′08″E / 45.54°N 4.0356°E / 45.54; 4.0356Coordinates: 45°32′24″N 4°02′08″E / 45.54°N 4.0356°E / 45.54; 4.0356
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Loire
Arrondissement Montbrison
Canton Saint-Jean-Soleymieux
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération Loire Forez
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Gabriel Diard
Area1 4.45 km2 (1.72 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 77
 • Density 17/km2 (45/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 42117 / 42560
Elevation 496–771 m (1,627–2,530 ft)
(avg. 720 m or 2,360 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.

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

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