Rivas, Loire

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The town hall in Rivas
The town hall in Rivas
Rivas is located in France
Location within Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region
Rivas is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Coordinates: 45°35′12″N 4°14′56″E / 45.5867°N 4.2489°E / 45.5867; 4.2489Coordinates: 45°35′12″N 4°14′56″E / 45.5867°N 4.2489°E / 45.5867; 4.2489
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Loire
Arrondissement Montbrison
Canton Andrézieux-Bouthéon
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Pays de Saint-Galmier
 • Mayor Michel Chambonnet
Area1 4.6 km2 (1.8 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 406
 • Density 88/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 42185 /42340
Elevation 349–390 m (1,145–1,280 ft)
(avg. 358 m or 1,175 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.

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

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