Saint-Sixte, Loire

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The church in Saint-Sixte
The church in Saint-Sixte
Coat of arms of Saint-Sixte
Coat of arms
Saint-Sixte is located in France
Coordinates: 45°46′36″N 3°58′59″E / 45.7767°N 3.9831°E / 45.7767; 3.9831Coordinates: 45°46′36″N 3°58′59″E / 45.7767°N 3.9831°E / 45.7767; 3.9831
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Loire
Arrondissement Montbrison
Canton Boën-sur-Lignon
Intercommunality Pays d'Astrée
 • Mayor Philippe Essertel
Area1 15.35 km2 (5.93 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 583
 • Density 38/km2 (98/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 42288 /42130
Elevation 390–656 m (1,280–2,152 ft)
(avg. 607 m or 1,991 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-Sixte is a commune in the Loire department in central France.


The river Lignon du Forez flows through the commune.

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