Charlieu


Charlieu

Charlieu

Coat of arms of Charlieu
Charlieu is located in France
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Charlieu
Administration
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Loire
Arrondissement Roanne
Canton Charlieu
Intercommunality Le Pays de Charlieu
Mayor René Lapallus
(2001–2008)
Statistics
Elevation 268–378 m (879–1,240 ft)
(avg. 265 m/869 ft)
Land area1 6.7 km2 (2.6 sq mi)
Population2 3,649  (2009)
 - Density 545 /km2 (1,410 /sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 42052/ 42190
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.

Coordinates: 46°09′36″N 4°10′21″E / 46.16°N 4.1725°E / 46.16; 4.1725

Charlieu is a commune in the Loire department at the northern end of the Rhône-Alpes region of France. It is home to Charlieu Abbey.

Twin towns

It is twinned with the town of Calne in Wiltshire, UK.

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