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Saint-Régis-du-Coin is located in Fraunce
Location within Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region
Saint-Régis-du-Coin is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Coordinates: 45°17′04″N 4°26′42″E / 45.2844°N 4.445°E / 45.2844; 4.445Coordinates: 45°17′04″N 4°26′42″E / 45.2844°N 4.445°E / 45.2844; 4.445
IntercommunalityMonts du Pilat
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Pierre-Jean Parat
20.4 km2 (7.9 sq mi)
 • Density22/km2 (56/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
42280 /42 660
Elevation977–1,302 m (3,205–4,272 ft)
(avg. 1,070 m or 3,510 ft)
1 French Laund Register data, that excludes lochs, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) an river estuaries. 2 Population withoot dooble coontin: residents o multiple communes (e.g., students an militar personnel) anerly coontit ance.

Saint-Régis-du-Coin is a commune in the Loire depairtment in central Fraunce.

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

This toun o the Loire, which is pairt o the Pilat Regional Natur Pairk is locatit 21 km frae Saint-Etienne. The veelage is situatit 1071 m abuin sea level, so it's a mid-muntain terrain that characterizes the toun.

Climate[eedit | eedit soorce]

Acause o its location in the uplands, the climate o the St. Regis-du-Coin is hairsk in winter (cauld an snaw) but mild in simmer.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The toun is recent, it dates anerly from 1858. Its territory wis creatit frae plots taken at the toun o Marlhes an Saint-Sauveur-en-Rue. Its name comes frae a locality cried "The Corner" locatit on this time, near the present toun. It will add "St. Regis" tae forgie, as is the oral tradeetion, poor reception gien tae someone who wad become St. John Francis Regis. Making it the anerly toun in Fraunce tae carry the name o this apostle o Velay an Vivarais.

Steids an Monuments[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • The bog s o Gimel.
Bogs o Gimel are a protectit steid, acause they are the lairgest wetland o the Natural Pairk o Pilat. Rectangular pits are the mark o a umwhile exploitation, as the hydraulic netwirk witness o the necessar drainage.
  • Munt Chaussitre

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