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Charlieu (Arpitan: Charluè) is a commune in the Loire department at the northern end of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region of France. It is home to Charlieu Abbey.

Charlieu
Commune
Abbey
Abbey
Coat of arms of Charlieu
Coat of arms
Location of Charlieu
Charlieu is located in France
Charlieu
Charlieu
Charlieu is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Charlieu
Charlieu
Coordinates: 46°09′36″N 4°10′21″E / 46.16°N 4.1725°E / 46.16; 4.1725Coordinates: 46°09′36″N 4°10′21″E / 46.16°N 4.1725°E / 46.16; 4.1725
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentLoire
ArrondissementRoanne
CantonCharlieu
IntercommunalityLe Pays de Charlieu
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Bruno Berthelier
Area
1
6.7 km2 (2.6 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
3,779
 • Density560/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
42052 /42190
Elevation268–378 m (879–1,240 ft)
(avg. 265 m or 869 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

PopulationEdit

YearPop.±%
17932,600—    
18062,354−9.5%
18212,404+2.1%
18313,424+42.4%
18413,689+7.7%
18513,984+8.0%
18613,936−1.2%
18723,879−1.4%
18815,720+47.5%
18915,247−8.3%
19015,406+3.0%
19115,354−1.0%
19215,046−5.8%
19315,263+4.3%
19464,976−5.5%
19545,069+1.9%
19624,911−3.1%
19684,923+0.2%
19754,789−2.7%
19824,322−9.8%
19903,727−13.8%
19993,582−3.9%
20043,727+4.0%
20153,694−0.9%

Twin townsEdit

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

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit


  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.