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The town hall in Tence
The town hall in Tence
Tence is located in France
Coordinates: 45°06′54″N 4°17′24″E / 45.115°N 4.29°E / 45.115; 4.29Coordinates: 45°06′54″N 4°17′24″E / 45.115°N 4.29°E / 45.115; 4.29
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Haute-Loire
Arrondissement Yssingeaux
Canton Tence
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Marc Digonnet
Area1 52.12 km2 (20.12 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 2,890
 • Density 55/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 43244 /43190
Elevation 803–1,127 m (2,635–3,698 ft)
(avg. 851 m or 2,792 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.

Tence is a commune in the Haute-Loire department in south-central France.


The river Lignon du Velay flows through the commune.

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