The church and town hall in Saint-Héand
|• Mayor (2014–2020)||Jean-Marc Thélisson|
|Area1||31.3 km2 (12.1 sq mi)|
|• Density||120/km2 (310/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|INSEE/Postal code||42234 / 42570|
|Elevation||467–870 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.2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.
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.
Saint-Héand is twinned with:
- Ingelfingen, Germany, since 1991
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