Saint-Léonard, Pas-de-Calais

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Saint-Léonard
The town hall of Saint-Léonard
The town hall of Saint-Léonard
Coat of arms of Saint-Léonard
Coat of arms
Location of Saint-Léonard
Saint-Léonard is located in France
Saint-Léonard
Saint-Léonard
Saint-Léonard is located in Hauts-de-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
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementBoulogne-sur-Mer
CantonOutreau
IntercommunalityCommunauté d'agglomération du Boulonnais
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Loup Lesaffre
Area
1
3.4 km2 (1.3 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
3,563
 • Density1,000/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62755 /62360
Elevation2–110 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.

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.[2]
  • The modern church of St.Therése
  • The Château de Pont-de-Briques, (dating from the seventeenth century), a registered monument.[3]
  • The nineteenth century Château Neuf.[4]
  • Château des Lions (also known as Château Muhlberg), a château from the nineteenth century, now an orphanage[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ The church in Base Merimee: PA00108397
  3. ^ Château de Pont-de-Briques in Base Merimee: IA00062560
  4. ^ Château Neuf in Base Merimee: IA00062562
  5. ^ Château des Lions in Base Merimee: IA00062559

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