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Coat of arms of Pralong
Coat of arms
Pralong is located in France
Coordinates: 45°39′59″N 4°01′52″E / 45.6664°N 4.0311°E / 45.6664; 4.0311Coordinates: 45°39′59″N 4°01′52″E / 45.6664°N 4.0311°E / 45.6664; 4.0311
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Loire
Arrondissement Montbrison
Canton Boën-sur-Lignon
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération Loire Forez
 • Mayor Massacrier
Area1 8.03 km2 (3.10 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 680
 • Density 85/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 42179 / 42600
Elevation 398–716 m (1,306–2,349 ft)
(avg. 440 m or 1,440 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.

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

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