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The church in Maclas
The church in Maclas
Coat of arms of Maclas
Coat of arms
Maclas is located in France
Coordinates: 45°21′47″N 4°41′07″E / 45.3631°N 4.6853°E / 45.3631; 4.6853Coordinates: 45°21′47″N 4°41′07″E / 45.3631°N 4.6853°E / 45.3631; 4.6853
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Loire
Arrondissement Saint-Étienne
Canton Le Pilat
Intercommunality Pilat rhodanien
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Alain Fanget
Area1 10.15 km2 (3.92 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 1,306
 • Density 130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 42129 /42520
Elevation 256–453 m (840–1,486 ft)
(avg. 400 m or 1,300 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.

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

Maclas is located near the villages of Véranne and Saint-Appolinard, approximately 50 kilometres south of Lyon. It is located in the Pilat mountain range and its main industries are farming and local industry.

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