Monsols

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Monsols
The Col de Crie, road sign and landscape
The Col de Crie, road sign and landscape
Coat of arms of Monsols
Coat of arms
Monsols is located in France
Monsols
Monsols
Coordinates: 46°13′10″N 4°31′12″E / 46.2194°N 4.52°E / 46.2194; 4.52Coordinates: 46°13′10″N 4°31′12″E / 46.2194°N 4.52°E / 46.2194; 4.52
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Rhône
Arrondissement Villefranche-sur-Saône
Canton Thizy-les-Bourgs
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Haut–Beaujolais
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Paul Gentelet
Area1 19.82 km2 (7.65 sq mi)
Population (2005)2 995
 • Density 50/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 69135 / 69860
Elevation 430–1,008 m (1,411–3,307 ft)
(avg. 535 m or 1,755 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.

Monsols is a commune in the Rhône department in eastern France.

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