Leigneux

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Leigneux
Commune
Skyline of Leigneux
Location of Leigneux
Leigneux is located in France
Leigneux
Leigneux
Leigneux is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Leigneux
Leigneux
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
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentLoire
ArrondissementMontbrison
CantonBoën-sur-Lignon
IntercommunalityPays d'Astrée
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Bernard Mioche
Area
1
4.53 km2 (1.75 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
388
 • Density86/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
42119 /42130
Elevation389–581 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.

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

Geography[edit]

The river Lignon du Forez flows through the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793600—    
1806505−15.8%
1821570+12.9%
1831484−15.1%
1841462−4.5%
1851517+11.9%
1861411−20.5%
1872466+13.4%
1881489+4.9%
1891514+5.1%
1901500−2.7%
1911514+2.8%
1921504−1.9%
1931486−3.6%
1946423−13.0%
1954478+13.0%
1962406−15.1%
1968445+9.6%
1975410−7.9%
1982397−3.2%
1900328−17.4%
1999350+6.7%
2005349−0.3%
2015384+10.0%

See also[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.