Lorette, Loire

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Lorette is located in France
Location within Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region
Lorette is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Coordinates: 45°30′46″N 4°34′55″E / 45.5128°N 4.5819°E / 45.5128; 4.5819Coordinates: 45°30′46″N 4°34′55″E / 45.5128°N 4.5819°E / 45.5128; 4.5819
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Loire
Arrondissement Saint-Étienne
Canton La Grand-Croix
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération Saint-Étienne Métropole
Area1 3.41 km2 (1.32 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 4,843
 • Density 1,400/km2 (3,700/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 42123 /42420
Elevation 257–500 m (843–1,640 ft)
(avg. 280 m or 920 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.

Lorette is a town in France.

It is the birthplace of 4-time Formula One champion Alain Prost.