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Balcony view of town center
Balcony view of town center
Coat of arms of Saint-Genest-Malifaux
Coat of arms
Saint-Genest-Malifaux is located in France
Coordinates: 45°20′27″N 4°25′14″E / 45.3408°N 4.4206°E / 45.3408; 4.4206Coordinates: 45°20′27″N 4°25′14″E / 45.3408°N 4.4206°E / 45.3408; 4.4206
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Loire
Arrondissement Saint-Étienne
Canton Le Pilat
Intercommunality Monts du Pilat
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Vincent Ducreux
Area1 47.08 km2 (18.18 sq mi)
Population (2007)2 3,298
 • Density 70/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 42224 /42660
Elevation 680–1,292 m (2,231–4,239 ft)
(avg. 960 m or 3,150 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-Genest-Malifaux is a small town in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region of central France. Administratively it is designated a commune within the department of Loire.

Lake at Saint-Genest-Malifaux
Mayor Vincent Ducreux, June 2013.

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