|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Christine Riffaud|
|• Land1||55.59 km2 (21.46 sq mi)|
|• Population2 density||86/km2 (220/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||87161 / 87400|
|Elevation||250–444 m (820–1,457 ft)
(avg. 330 m or 1,080 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-de-Noblat (Occitan: Sent Liunard) is a commune in the Haute-Vienne department in the Limousin region in west-central France, on a hill above the river Vienne. It is named after Saint Leonard of Noblac.
Inhabitants are known as Miaulétous.
Saint-Léonard church is a UNESCO World Heritage Site part of the World Heritage Sites of the Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France. Lajoumard, administratively part of Saint-Léonard-de-Noblat, is one of the oldest villages in Limousin.
Raymond Poulidor, considered the most popular racing cyclist in France, lives in the town. He was known as "the eternal second" of the Tour de France after repeatedly losing, often against Jacques Anquetil, who won five times. Poulidor later competed against Eddy Merckx, who also won five times. Poulidor's best victory was in Milan-Sanremo.
- Gilles Deleuze, French philosopher, lived and is buried there.
- Amdur, Kathryn Ellen (1986). Syndicalist legacy: trade unions and politics in two French cities in the era of World War I. University of Illinois Press. p. 48. ISBN 978-0-252-01238-9. Retrieved 4 May 2012.
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