Saint-Léger-lès-Authie

Saint-Léger-lès-Authie
Commune
The town hall and school in Saint-Léger-lès-Authie
The town hall and school in Saint-Léger-lès-Authie
Coat of arms of Saint-Léger-lès-Authie
Coat of arms
Saint-Léger-lès-Authie is located in France
Saint-Léger-lès-Authie
Saint-Léger-lès-Authie
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Saint-Léger-lès-Authie is located in Hauts-de-France
Saint-Léger-lès-Authie
Saint-Léger-lès-Authie
Coordinates: 50°07′37″N 2°30′47″E / 50°07′37″N 2°30′47″E / 50.1269; 2.5131
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentSomme
ArrondissementPéronne
CantonAlbert
IntercommunalityPays du Coquelicot
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean-Marie Guenez
Area14.29 km2 (1.66 sq mi)
Population (2006)291
 • Density21/km2 (55/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code80705 /80560
Elevation87–157 m (285–515 ft)
(avg. 96 m or 315 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-lès-Authie is a commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.

Geography

The commune is situated some 17 miles (27 km) northeast of Amiens, on the D152 road and on the banks of the Authie River, the border with the Pas-de-Calais.

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