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Maringes is located in France
Coordinates: 45°39′45″N 4°21′08″E / 45.6625°N 4.3522°E / 45.6625; 4.3522Coordinates: 45°39′45″N 4°21′08″E / 45.6625°N 4.3522°E / 45.6625; 4.3522
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Loire
Arrondissement Montbrison
Canton Chazelles-sur-Lyon
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de Forez en Lyonnais
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Christian Bruyere
Area1 9.17 km2 (3.54 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 566
 • Density 62/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 42138 / 42140
Elevation 440–671 m (1,444–2,201 ft)
(avg. 610 m or 2,000 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.

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

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