Montverdun

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Montverdun
The church and ramparts in Montverdun
The church and ramparts in Montverdun
Coat of arms of Montverdun
Coat of arms
Location of Montverdun
Montverdun is located in France
Montverdun
Montverdun
Montverdun is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Montverdun
Montverdun
Coordinates: 45°42′56″N 4°04′04″E / 45.7156°N 4.0678°E / 45.7156; 4.0678Coordinates: 45°42′56″N 4°04′04″E / 45.7156°N 4.0678°E / 45.7156; 4.0678
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentLoire
ArrondissementMontbrison
CantonBoën-sur-Lignon
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes du Pays d'Astrée
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Pierre Rochette
Area
1
16.52 km2 (6.38 sq mi)
Population
(1999)2
759
 • Density46/km2 (120/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Montverdunois
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
42150 /42130
Elevation340–531 m (1,115–1,742 ft)
(avg. 378 m or 1,240 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.

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

Geography[edit]

The river Lignon du Forez flows through the commune.

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