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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
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Val-d'Oise
Arrondissement Pontoise
Canton Saint-Leu-la-Forêt
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean Le Gac
Area1 5.24 km2 (2.02 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 14,833
 • Density 2,800/km2 (7,300/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 95563 / 95320
Elevation 57–191 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.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

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 center of Paris.

Twin towns


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.


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

Celebrity connections

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