Saint-Héand

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Saint-Héand
The church and town hall in Saint-Héand
The church and town hall in Saint-Héand
Coat of arms of Saint-Héand
Coat of arms
Location of Saint-Héand
Saint-Héand is located in France
Saint-Héand
Saint-Héand
Saint-Héand is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Saint-Héand
Saint-Héand
Coordinates: 45°31′46″N 4°22′25″E / 45.5294°N 4.3736°E / 45.5294; 4.3736Coordinates: 45°31′46″N 4°22′25″E / 45.5294°N 4.3736°E / 45.5294; 4.3736
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentLoire
ArrondissementSaint-Étienne
CantonSorbiers
IntercommunalitySaint-Étienne Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jean-Marc Thélisson
Area
1
31.3 km2 (12.1 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
3,663
 • Density120/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
42234 /42570
Elevation467–870 m (1,532–2,854 ft)
(avg. 680 m or 2,230 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Saint-Héand is a commune in the Loire department in central France, 12 kilometres from Saint-Étienne.

The name Héand comes from Latin Eugendus; and was given to the town either by the saint himself when founding a monastery, or by pilgrims bringing relics here.

Twin towns[edit]

Saint-Héand is twinned with:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.