From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Leigneux is located in France
Coordinates: 45°45′08″N 3°58′37″E / 45.7522°N 3.9769°E / 45.7522; 3.9769Coordinates: 45°45′08″N 3°58′37″E / 45.7522°N 3.9769°E / 45.7522; 3.9769
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Loire
Arrondissement Montbrison
Canton Boën-sur-Lignon
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Pays d'Astrée
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernard Mioche
Area1 4.53 km2 (1.75 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 350
 • Density 77/km2 (200/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 42119 / 42130
Elevation 389–581 m (1,276–1,906 ft)
(avg. 438 m or 1,437 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.

Leigneux is a commune in the Loire department in central France.


The river Lignon du Forez flows through the commune.

See also[edit]