Saint-Léonard, Pas-de-Calais

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Saint-Léonard
Commune
The town hall of Saint-Léonard
The town hall of Saint-Léonard
Coat of arms of Saint-Léonard
Coat of arms
Saint-Léonard is located in France
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 Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Boulogne-sur-Mer
Canton Outreau
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération du Boulonnais
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Loup Lesaffre
Area1 3.4 km2 (1.3 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 3,725
 • Density 1,100/km2 (2,800/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
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 Hauts-de-France region of France.

Geography[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

  • The church of St.Léonard, dating from the twelfth century and now a historical monument.[1]
  • The modern church of St.Therése
  • The Château de Pont-de-Briques, (dating from the seventeenth century), a registered monument.[2]
  • The nineteenth century Château Neuf.[3]
  • Château des Lions (also known as Château Muhlberg), a château from the nineteenth century, now an orphanage[4]

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