Saint-Léger-en-Yvelines

Saint-Léger-en-Yvelines is a commune in the Yvelines department in the Île-de-France in north-central France.

Saint-Léger-en-Yvelines
Town hall
Town hall
Location of Saint-Léger-en-Yvelines
Saint-Léger-en-Yvelines is located in France
Saint-Léger-en-Yvelines
Saint-Léger-en-Yvelines
Saint-Léger-en-Yvelines is located in Île-de-France (region)
Saint-Léger-en-Yvelines
Saint-Léger-en-Yvelines
Coordinates: 48°43′20″N 1°45′59″E / 48.7222°N 1.7664°E / 48.7222; 1.7664Coordinates: 48°43′20″N 1°45′59″E / 48.7222°N 1.7664°E / 48.7222; 1.7664
CountryFrance
RegionÎle-de-France
DepartmentYvelines
ArrondissementRambouillet
CantonRambouillet
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Pierre Ghibaudo
Area
1
34.52 km2 (13.33 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
1,378
 • Density40/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
78562 /78610
Elevation112–186 m (367–610 ft)
(avg. 150 m or 490 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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SiteEdit

The district of Saint-Léger-en-Yvelines is in the centre of the department and in the heart of the Forest of Rambouillet. Rambouillet itself, the administrative centre of the arrondissement, is some 11 km (6.8 mi) to the south-east, and the prefecture, Versailles, is 37 km (23 mi) to the north-east.

The district is a rural one, and 94% of the unbuilt area is covered by forest, complemented by some cultivated clearings, primarily to the south of the village.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.