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Saint-Léonard, Pas-de-Calais

Saint-Léonard
Saint-Léonard
Saint-Léonard

Coordinates: 50°41′28″N 1°37′31″E / 50.6911°N 1.6253°E / 50.6911; 1.6253Coordinates: 50°41′28″N 1°37′31″E / 50.6911°N 1.6253°E / 50.6911; 1.6253

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Boulogne-sur-Mer
Canton Samer
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération du Boulonnais
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Loup Lesaffre
Area
 • Land1 3.4 km2 (1.3 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 3,725
 • Population2 density 1,100/km2 (2,800/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62755 / 62360
Elevation 2–110 m (6.6–360.9 ft)
(avg. 7 m or 23 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.

Saint-Léonard is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.

Geography

Saint-Léonard is a farming and light industrial town, situated some 2 miles (3.2 km) south of Boulogne, at the junction of the D901 and D940 roads. The A16 autoroute forms the eastern border of the commune and the river Liane the western.

Population

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
1233 1547 3929 4021 4131 3952 3725
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest

  • The church of St.Léonard, dating from the eleventh century.
  • The modern church of St.Therése
  • The Château de Pont-de-Briques, dating from the seventeenth century.
  • The nineteenth century Château Neuf.

See also

References

  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Official website of the commune of Saint-Léonard (French)
  • Saint-Léonard on the Quid website (French)
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