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Beaulieu castle in Riorges
Beaulieu castle in Riorges
Coat of arms of Riorges
Coat of arms
Riorges is located in France
Coordinates: 46°02′37″N 4°02′29″E / 46.0436°N 4.0414°E / 46.0436; 4.0414Coordinates: 46°02′37″N 4°02′29″E / 46.0436°N 4.0414°E / 46.0436; 4.0414
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Loire
Arrondissement Roanne
Canton Roanne-2
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération Grand Roanne Agglomération
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Roland Devis
Area1 15.51 km2 (5.99 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 10,255
 • Density 660/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 42184 /42153
Elevation 277–334 m (909–1,096 ft)
(avg. 295 m or 968 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.

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

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Twin towns - sister cities[edit]

Riorges is twinned with:


  1. ^ "Piatra Neamţ - Twin Towns". © 2007-2008 Retrieved 2009-09-27. 

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Media related to Riorges at Wikimedia Commons