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Coat of arms of Soleymieux
Coat of arms
Soleymieux is located in France
Coordinates: 45°30′34″N 4°02′34″E / 45.5094°N 4.0428°E / 45.5094; 4.0428Coordinates: 45°30′34″N 4°02′34″E / 45.5094°N 4.0428°E / 45.5094; 4.0428
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Loire
Arrondissement Montbrison
Canton Saint-Jean-Soleymieux
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Pays de Saint-Bonnet-le-Château
 • Mayor Jean Louis Jayol
Area1 8.8 km2 (3.4 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 595
 • Density 68/km2 (180/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 42301 / 42560
Elevation 514–780 m (1,686–2,559 ft)
(avg. 703 m or 2,306 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.

Soleymieux is a commune in the Loire department in central France.

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