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Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Loire
Arrondissement Saint-Étienne
Canton La Grand-Croix
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération Saint-Étienne Métropole
Elevation 257–500 m (843–1,640 ft)
(avg. 280 m or 920 ft*)
Land area1 3.41 km2 (1.32 sq mi)
Population2 4,843  (1999)
 - Density 1,420/km2 (3,700/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 42123/ 42420
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.

Coordinates: 45°30′46″N 4°34′55″E / 45.5128°N 4.5819°E / 45.5128; 4.5819

Lorette is a town in France.

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

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