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The main square in Saint-Didier-en-Velay
The main square in Saint-Didier-en-Velay
Coat of arms of Saint-Didier-en-Velay
Coat of arms
Saint-Didier-en-Velay is located in France
Coordinates: 45°18′11″N 4°16′32″E / 45.3031°N 4.2756°E / 45.3031; 4.2756Coordinates: 45°18′11″N 4°16′32″E / 45.3031°N 4.2756°E / 45.3031; 4.2756
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Haute-Loire
Arrondissement Yssingeaux
Canton Saint-Didier-en-Velay
Intercommunality Loire-Semène
Area1 25.56 km2 (9.87 sq mi)
Population (2007)2 3,500
 • Density 140/km2 (350/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 43177 /43140
Elevation 640–924 m (2,100–3,031 ft)
(avg. 835 m or 2,740 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-Didier-en-Velay is a commune in the Haute-Loire department in south-central France. In the church of Saint Didier, there is one of the most impressive painting of the well known Spanish painter Zurbaran.

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