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The chateau in Pélussin
The chateau in Pélussin
Coat of arms of Pélussin
Coat of arms
Pélussin is located in France
Coordinates: 45°25′09″N 4°40′54″E / 45.4192°N 4.6817°E / 45.4192; 4.6817Coordinates: 45°25′09″N 4°40′54″E / 45.4192°N 4.6817°E / 45.4192; 4.6817
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Loire
Arrondissement Saint-Étienne
Canton Le Pilat
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Pilat rhodanien
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Georges Bonnard
Area1 32.16 km2 (12.42 sq mi)
Population (2004)2 3,426
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 42168 /42410
Elevation 240–1,340 m (790–4,400 ft)
(avg. 417 m or 1,368 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.

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

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