Saint-Étienne is a commune of France, préfecture (capital) of the Loire département. Population: 183,522. Urban area: 321,703.
Saint-Étienne was the birthplace:
- Claude Charles Fauriel (1772-1844), historian, philologist and critic
- Francis Garnier (1839-1873), officer and explorer who explored the Mekong River
For the football club based in this area, see Association Sportive de Saint Etienne
For the British band named after the football team, see Saint Etienne (band)