Saint-Front, Haute-Loire

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Saint-Front is located in France
Coordinates: 44°58′41″N 4°08′35″E / 44.9781°N 4.1431°E / 44.9781; 4.1431Coordinates: 44°58′41″N 4°08′35″E / 44.9781°N 4.1431°E / 44.9781; 4.1431
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Haute-Loire
Arrondissement Le Puy-en-Velay
Canton Fay-sur-Lignon
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Philippe Delabre
Area1 52.33 km2 (20.20 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 509
 • Density 9.7/km2 (25/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 43186 /43550
Elevation 796–1,594 m (2,612–5,230 ft)
(avg. 1,223 m or 4,012 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-Front is a commune in the Haute-Loire department in south-central France.


The river Lignon du Velay forms most of the commune's southeastern border.

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