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Saint Pal de Mons
The town hall in Saint-Pal-de-Mons
The town hall in Saint-Pal-de-Mons
Coat of arms of Saint Pal de Mons
Coat of arms
Saint Pal de Mons is located in France
Saint Pal de Mons
Saint Pal de Mons
Coordinates: 45°14′50″N 4°16′30″E / 45.2472°N 4.275°E / 45.2472; 4.275Coordinates: 45°14′50″N 4°16′30″E / 45.2472°N 4.275°E / 45.2472; 4.275
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Haute-Loire
Arrondissement Yssingeaux
Canton Sainte-Sigolène
Intercommunality Les Marches du Velay
 • Mayor Patrick Riffard
Area1 27.11 km2 (10.47 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 1,748
 • Density 64/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 43213 /43620
Elevation 615–969 m (2,018–3,179 ft)
(avg. 842 m or 2,762 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-Pal-de-Mons is a commune in the Haute-Loire department in south-central France.

It was the birthplace of the missionary bishop, Paul Durieu, O.M.I. (1830–1899), first Bishop of New Westminster in British Columbia, Canada.

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