The town hall in Saint-Léger-Vauban
|• Mayor (2001–)||Gisèle Richard|
|33.81 km2 (13.05 sq mi)|
|• Density||11/km2 (28/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|Elevation||325–566 m (1,066–1,857 ft) |
(avg. 447 m or 1,467 ft)
|1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.|
It lies within the Parc naturel régional du Morvan.
The town was originally named Saint Leger, then Saint-Léger-de-Fourcheret until 1867, when Napoleon III issued an Imperial decree renaming it Saint-Léger-de-Vauban, after the French military engineer Vauban, who was born there in 1633.
The church was restored in 1865 and has a functional bell tower. Saint-Léger-Vauban is also home to the Abbaye de la Pierre Qui Vire, and the Chateau de Rueres.
Saint-Léger's primary economic activity is farming, though there are several small shops, a post office, school, and multiple cheese makers.
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