Poncins

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Poncins
Coat of arms of Poncins
Coat of arms
Location of Poncins
Poncins is located in France
Poncins
Poncins
Poncins is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Poncins
Poncins
Coordinates: 45°43′43″N 4°09′46″E / 45.7286°N 4.1628°E / 45.7286; 4.1628Coordinates: 45°43′43″N 4°09′46″E / 45.7286°N 4.1628°E / 45.7286; 4.1628
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentLoire
ArrondissementMontbrison
CantonFeurs
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes de Feurs en Forez
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Julien Duché
Area
1
20.63 km2 (7.97 sq mi)
Population
(1999)2
754
 • Density37/km2 (95/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
42174 /42110
Elevation331–393 m (1,086–1,289 ft)
(avg. 330 m or 1,080 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.

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

Geography[edit]

The river Lignon du Forez flows through the commune.

See also[edit]