Sorbiers, Loire

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A view of Sorbiers
A view of Sorbiers
Coat of arms of Sorbiers
Coat of arms
Sorbiers is located in France
Location within Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region
Sorbiers is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Coordinates: 45°29′19″N 4°27′03″E / 45.4886°N 4.4508°E / 45.4886; 4.4508Coordinates: 45°29′19″N 4°27′03″E / 45.4886°N 4.4508°E / 45.4886; 4.4508
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Loire
Arrondissement Saint-Étienne
Canton Sorbiers
Intercommunality Saint-Étienne Métropole
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Raymond Joassard
Area1 12.19 km2 (4.71 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 7,556
 • Density 620/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 42302 /42290
Elevation 435–822 m (1,427–2,697 ft)
(avg. 520 m or 1,710 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.

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

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Sorbiers is twinned with:

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