Guide to Loire and Properties in Department 42

In 1793, during the French Revolution, the department of Rhône-et-Loire in France was split into two parts, creating the department of Loire, also known as 42. The French government made this decision to counter the growing counter-revolutionary activities that were taking place in Lyon, France's second-largest city at the time. By separating Rhône-et-Loire, the government hoped to prevent counter-revolutionary activity's potential power and influence in the Lyon region from affecting the French Revolution.  Nowadays, Loire is located in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes administrative region and is surrounded by the departments of Rhône, Isère,…
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Leyrieu, Isère, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
  • 3 Beds
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  • 0.07 ha
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Saint-Etienne, Loire, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
  • 20 Beds
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