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Saint-Leu-la-Forêt is a commune in the northwestern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 19.9 km (12.4 mi) from the centre of Paris.

Saint-Leu-la-Forêt
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Saint-Leu-la-Forêt
Coat of arms
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Location of Saint-Leu-la-Forêt
Saint-Leu-la-Forêt is located in France
Saint-Leu-la-Forêt
Saint-Leu-la-Forêt
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Saint-Leu-la-Forêt is located in Île-de-France (region)
Saint-Leu-la-Forêt
Saint-Leu-la-Forêt
Saint-Leu-la-Forêt (Île-de-France (region))
Coordinates: 49°01′03″N 2°14′50″E / 49.0175°N 2.2472°E / 49.0175; 2.2472Coordinates: 49°01′03″N 2°14′50″E / 49.0175°N 2.2472°E / 49.0175; 2.2472
CountryFrance
RegionÎle-de-France
DepartmentVal-d'Oise
ArrondissementArgenteuil
CantonDomont
IntercommunalityCA Val Parisis
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2020) Sébastien Meurant
Area
1
5.24 km2 (2.02 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
15,797
 • Density3,000/km2 (7,800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
95563 /95320
Elevation57–191 m (187–627 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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Twin townsEdit

HistoryEdit

In 1806 the commune of Saint-Leu-la-Forêt merged with the neighboring commune of Taverny, resulting in the creation of the commune of Saint-Leu-Taverny.

In 1821 the commune of Saint-Leu-Taverny was demerged. Thus, Saint-Leu-la-Forêt and Taverny were both restored as separate communes.

TransportEdit

Saint-Leu-la-Forêt is served by Saint-Leu-la-Forêt station on the Transilien Paris – Nord suburban rail line.

Cultural connectionsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

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