Montverdun

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Montverdun
Commune
The church and ramparts in Montverdun
The church and ramparts in Montverdun
Coat of arms of Montverdun
Coat of arms
Montverdun is located in France
Montverdun
Montverdun
Location within Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region
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
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Loire
Arrondissement Montbrison
Canton Boën-sur-Lignon
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Pays d'Astrée
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Pierre Rochette
Area1 16.52 km2 (6.38 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 759
 • Density 46/km2 (120/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Montverdunois
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 42150 /42130
Elevation 340–531 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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