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The tower of the collegiate church of Saint-Bonnet
The tower of the collegiate church of Saint-Bonnet
Coat of arms of Saint-Bonnet-le-Château
Coat of arms
Saint-Bonnet-le-Château is located in France
Coordinates: 45°25′28″N 4°04′01″E / 45.4244°N 4.0669°E / 45.4244; 4.0669Coordinates: 45°25′28″N 4°04′01″E / 45.4244°N 4.0669°E / 45.4244; 4.0669
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Loire
Arrondissement Montbrison
Canton Saint-Just-Saint-Rambert
Intercommunality Pays de Saint-Bonnet-le-Château
 • Mayor Michel Avril
Area1 1.87 km2 (0.72 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 1,562
 • Density 840/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 42204 /42380
Elevation 779–952 m (2,556–3,123 ft)
(avg. 860 m or 2,820 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.

Saint-Bonnet-le-Château is a commune in the Loire department in central France.

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See also[edit]


  1. ^ "British towns twinned with French towns". Archant Community Media Ltd. Retrieved 2013-07-11.