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Saint-Léger, Charente-Maritime

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Saint-Léger, Charente-Maritime


Town hall and war memorial

Coordinates: 45°37′20″N 0°34′54″W / 45.6222°N 0.5817°W / 45.6222; -0.5817Coordinates: 45°37′20″N 0°34′54″W / 45.6222°N 0.5817°W / 45.6222; -0.5817

Country France
Region Poitou-Charentes
Department Charente-Maritime
Arrondissement Saintes
Canton Pons
Intercommunality Région de Pons
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Geneau
 • Land1 15.88 km2 (6.13 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 571
 • Population2 density 36/km2 (93/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 17354 / 17800
Elevation 7–67 m (23–220 ft)
(avg. 52 m or 171 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-Léger is a commune in the Charente-Maritime department in southwestern France.


The commune is traversed by the Seugne River.


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