Haute-Loire

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Haute-Loire
Coat o airms o Haute-Loire
Coat o airms
Location o Haute-Loire in Fraunce
Location o Haute-Loire in Fraunce
Coordinates: 45°0′N 4°0′E / 45.000°N 4.000°E / 45.000; 4.000Coordinates: 45°0′N 4°0′E / 45.000°N 4.000°E / 45.000; 4.000
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne
PrefecturLe Puy-en-Velay
SubprefectursBrioude
Yssingeaux
Govrenment
 • Preses o the General CooncilGérard Roche
Area
 • Total4,977 km2 (1,922 sq mi)
Population
 (1999)
 • Tot209,113
 • Rank85t
 • Density42/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Department nummer43
Arrondissements3
Cantons35
Communes260
^1 French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km2

Haute-Loire (French pronunciation: ​[ot lwaʁ]; Occitan: Naut Léger) is a depairtment in sooth-central Fraunce named efter the Loire River.