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Leon, Léon (French) or León (Spanish) may refer to:


Places


Europe

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León, Spain León (, , ; ) is a city and Municipalities of Spain, municipality of Spain, capital of the province of León, part of the autonomous community of Castile and León, in the northwest of the Iberian Peninsula. It has a population of 124,303 (201 ...
, capital city of the Province of León *
Province of León León (, , ; ; ) is a province A province is almost always an administrative division Administrative division, administrative unitArticle 3(1). , country subdivision, administrative region, subnational entity, first-level subdivision, as ...
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Kingdom of León The Kingdom of León (, ; ; ast, Reinu de Llión; es, Reino de León; gl, Reino de León; pt, Reino de Leão; la, Regnum Legionense; mwl, Reino de Lhion) was an independent kingdom situated in the northwest region of the Iberian Peninsula ...
, an independent state in the Iberian Peninsula from 910 to 1230 and again from 1296 to 1301 *
León (historical region) The Region of León, Leonese region or Leonese Country ( Leonese: ''País Llionés'', es, región de León and ast, rexón de Llión) is a historic territory defined by the 1833 Spanish administrative organisation. The Leonese region encompa ...
, composed of the Spanish provinces León, Salamanca, and Zamora *
Viscounty of Léon The Viscounty or County of Léon () was a Feudalism, feudal state in extreme western Brittany in the High Middle Ages. Though nominally a vassal of the sovereign duke of Brittany, Léon was functionally independent of any external controls until the ...
, a feudal state in France during the 11th to 13th centuries * Saint-Pol-de-Léon, a commune in Brittany, France * Léon, Landes, a commune in Aquitaine, France * Isla de León, a Spanish island *
Leon (Souda Bay) Leon ( el, Λέων, "lion"), also known colloquially as Nisi ("the island") and during Venetian rule as Rabbit Island, is an islet in Souda Bay Souda Bay is a bay and natural harbour near the town of Souda Souda ( el, Σούδα) is a town a ...
, an islet in Souda Bay, Chania, on the island of Crete


North America

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León, Guanajuato () , coordinates = , subdivision_type = Country A country is a distinct territorial body or political entity A polity is an identifiable political entity—any group of people who have a collective iden ...

León, Guanajuato
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Leon, California''Leon'', now a ghost town, was a gold mining town in northern San Diego County from the 1880s, named for the Leon Mine that lay on a hill to the northwest of the town. Leon became part of southwestern Riverside County, California, Riverside County i ...
, United States, a ghost town *
Leon, Iowa Leon is a city in Decatur CountyDecatur County is the name of various past and present counties in the United States, all named for Stephen Decatur: *Decatur County, Georgia *Decatur County, Indiana *Decatur County, Iowa *Decatur County, Kansas *D ...
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Leon, Kansas Leon is a city in Butler County, Kansas Kansas () is a U.S. state, state in the Midwestern United States, Midwestern United States. Its Capital city, capital is Topeka and its largest city is Wichita, Kansas, Wichita. Kansas is a landlock ...
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Leon, New York Leon is a Administrative divisions of New York#Town, town in Cattaraugus County, New York, Cattaraugus County, New York (state), New York, United States. The population was 1,365 at the 2010 census. The name is derived from the former Kingdom of Le ...
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Leon, Oklahoma Leon is a town in Love County, Oklahoma, Love County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 91 at the 2010 United States Census, 2010 census. It is part of the Ardmore, Oklahoma, Ardmore Ardmore micropolitan area, Micropolitan Statistical Area ...
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Leon, VirginiaLeon is an unincorporated community located in Madison County, Virginia, United States. References Unincorporated communities in Virginia Unincorporated communities in Madison County, Virginia {{MadisonCountyVA-geo-stub ...
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Leon, West Virginia Leon is a town in Mason County, West Virginia, Mason County, West Virginia, United States, situated along the Kanawha River. The population was 158 at the 2010 United States Census, 2010 census. It is part of the Point Pleasant, West Virginia, Point ...
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Leon, Wisconsin (disambiguation) Leon is the name of places in the U.S. state of Wisconsin: *Leon (community), Wisconsin Leon is an Unincorporated area, unincorporated community located in the town of Leon, Monroe County, Wisconsin, Leon, Monroe County, Wisconsin, United States. N ...
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New Kingdom of León The New Kingdom of León ( es, Nuevo Reino de León), was an administrative territory of the Spanish Empire, politically ruled by the Viceroyalty of New Spain. It was located in an area corresponding generally to the present-day northeastern Mexica ...
, a territory of Spain (1582-1821) in Mexico, roughly corresponding in area to modern Nuevo León *
Leon County, Florida Leon County is a county A county is a geographical region In geography, regions are areas that are broadly divided by physical characteristics (physical geography), human impact characteristics (human geography), and the interaction of ...
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Leon County, Texas Leon County is a County (United States), county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 United States Census, 2010 census, its population was 16,801. Its county seat is Centerville, Texas, Centerville. History The legislature of t ...
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Leon Township, Clearwater County, Minnesota Leon Township is a township in Clearwater County, Minnesota, Clearwater County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 345 at the 2000 census. History Leon Township was organized in 1897. The township was named for Leon Dickinson, the first ...
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Leon Township, Goodhue County, Minnesota Leon Township is a township in Goodhue County, Minnesota, Goodhue County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 942 at the 2000 census. Leon Township was organized in 1858, and was probably named after the Kingdom of León. Geography Accor ...
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Leon River The Leon River is a river in the U.S. state In the , a state is a , of which there are currently 50. Bound together in a , each state holds al jurisdiction over a separate and defined geographic territory where it shares its with the . ...
, Texas


Central America

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León Department León () is a department Department may refer to: * Departmentalization, division of a larger organization into parts with specific responsibility Government and military *Department (country subdivision), a geographical and administrative divi ...
, Nicaragua *
León, Nicaragua León () is the second largest city in Nicaragua, after Managua. Founded by the Spanish as Santiago de los Caballeros de León, it is the capital and largest city of León Department. , the Municipalities of Nicaragua, municipality of León has a ...

León, Nicaragua
, capital city of the León Department


Other places

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Leon, Iloilo , officially the ( hil, Banwa sang , krj, Banwa kang , tgl, Bayan ng ), is a of the Philippines, in the Philippine Province, province of , . According to the , it has a population of people. It is known as the "Vegetable Basket of Ilo ...
, Philippines, a 2nd class municipality *
Leon, Togo Leon, Togo is a village in the Doufelgou Prefecture in the Kara Region Kara is one of Togo Togo (), officially the Togolese Republic (french: République togolaise), is a country in . It is bordered by to , to and to . The extends ...
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Leon River (Colombia) The Leon River is a river of Colombia. It drains into the Caribbean Sea. See also *List of rivers of Colombia References

*Rand McNally, The New International Atlas, 1993. Rivers of Colombia {{Colombia-river-stub ...


People


People with the nickname or stage name

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Leon (Japanese wrestler) is a Japanese Japanese may refer to: * Something from or related to Japan Japan ( ja, 日本, or , and formally ) is an island country An island country or an island nation is a country A country is a distinct territory, t ...
, (born 1980), Japanese professional wrestler *
Leon Robinson Leon Preston Robinson, usually credited as simply Leon, (born March 8, 1962) is an American actor and singer, who began his professional career as a film actor in the early 1980s. Robinson is best known for his roles as David Ruffin David El ...
(born 1962), African-American actor and singer usually credited as "Leon" *
Leon (German singer) Leon (born Jürgen Göbel, 4 April 1969, Lippetal, North Rhine-Westphalia) is a German singer, best known for his participation in the 1996 Eurovision Song Contest, when he was controversially eliminated at the pre-selection stage. Career Leon h ...
(born 1969), German performer in the 1996 Eurovision Song Contest * Léon (Swedish singer) (born 1993), Swedish singer * El León, (born 1975), Puerto Rican professional wrestler * Frère León (1871–1955), Franco-Cuban botanist, born Joseph Sylvestre Sauget, known by the botanical author abbreviation León *
Leon Russell Leon Russell (born Claude Russell Bridges; April 2, 1942 – November 13, 2016) was an American musician and songwriter who was involved with numerous bestselling records during his 60-year career which spanned multiple genres, including rock an ...

Leon Russell
(1942–2016), American singer and songwriter


People with the name

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Leon (given name) Leon is a first name of Greek origin-the Greek λέων (léon; leōn), meaning "lion," has spawned the Latin Latin (, or , ) is a classical language belonging to the Italic languages, Italic branch of the Indo-European languages. Latin was o ...
, people whose first name is Leon * Leon (surname)


Arts and entertainment


Fictional characters

* Leon (''Dead or Alive'') * Leon (''Squirrel Boy'') * Leon, a character on ''
The Andy Griffith Show ''The Andy Griffith Show '' is an American situation comedy A sitcom, Clipping (morphology), clipping for situational comedy (situation comedy in the U.S.), is a genre of comedy centered on a fixed set of characters who mostly carry over from ...
'' *Leon, from the game ''
Pokémon Sword and Shield and are 2019 role-playing video game A role-playing video game (commonly referred to as simply a role-playing game or RPG, as well as a computer role-playing game or CRPG) is a video game genre A video game genre is a classification as ...
'' *''Leon'', from the Supercell game ''
Brawl Stars ''Brawl Stars'' is a multiplayer online battle arena Multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) is a subgenre of strategy video game A strategy video game is a video game genre that focuses on skillful thinking and planning to achieve victory. ...
'' *Leon, from the game ''
Rune Factory 4 is a role-playing video game A role-playing video game (commonly referred to as simply a role-playing game or RPG, as well as a computer role-playing game or CRPG) is a video game genre A video game genre is a classification assigned to a ...
'' *Léon, a young male cyclops created by
Annie Groovie Annie Groovie (the pen name of Annie Trudelle, born in Trois-Rivières Trois-Rivières (, ) is a city in the Mauricie administrative region of Quebec, Canada, at the confluence of the Saint-Maurice River, Saint-Maurice and Saint Lawrence River ...
* Leon, a
''Battle Arena Toshinden'' character
''Battle Arena Toshinden'' character
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Leon Garcia de Asturias This is a list of the major characters featured in ''Trinity Blood is a series of Japanese light novel A is a style of Japanese young adult A young adult is generally a person in the years following adolescence. Definitions a ...
, on ''Trinity Blood'' *
Leon Belmont ''Castlevania: Lament of Innocence'' is an Action-adventure game, action-adventure video game developed by Konami for the PlayStation 2 console. Part of Konami's ''Castlevania'' video game series, it is the first installment of the series on the P ...
, a ''Castlevania'' character * Leon Elliott, a ''Black Cat'' character * Leon D. Geeste, a ''
Star Ocean 2 ''Star Ocean: The Second Story'' is an Action role-playing game, action role-playing video game developed by tri-Ace and published by Enix for the PlayStation (console), PlayStation. It is the second game in the ''Star Ocean'' series and the firs ...
'' character * Leon Jefferson III, in ''Baby Driver'' * Leon Karp, a ''Roseanne'' character * Leon S. Kennedy, a ''Resident Evil'' character * Leon Kowalski, a ''Blade Runner'' character *Leon Kuwata, from the game ''Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc'' * Squall Leonhart, aka Leon, a ''Final Fantasy'' character * Leon Magnus, a ''Tales of Destiny'' character * Leone "Léon" Montana, the titular protagonist of ''Léon: The Professional'' * Leon Powalski, a List of characters in the StarFox series#Leon Powalski, ''Star Fox'' character * Leon Raymond, a protagonist from the anime '


Works

* Leon (TV series), ''Leon'' (TV series), an animated TV series for children * ''Léon: The Professional'', a 1994 thriller film directed by Luc Besson * "Leon", a track on the album ''Oui Oui Si Si Ja Ja Da Da'' by Madness


Businesses

* Léon & Lévy, French maker of stereoscopic views and postcards, founded 1864 * Leon Restaurants, fast food chain based in the United Kingdom


Ships

* Greek destroyer Leon (1912), Greek destroyer ''Leon'' (1912) * Greek destroyer Leon (D54), Greek destroyer ''Leon'' (D54) (1951–1992) * , a World War II attack transport


Sports clubs

* Club León, Mexican professional football club from León, Guanajuato * León de Huánuco, Peruvian professional football club from Huánuco, Huánuco Region


Technology

* Leon (software), a vocal for Vocaloid software * LEON, a microprocessor * SEAT León, a car from the Spanish manufacturer SEAT


See also

* De León (disambiguation) * Leon Airport (disambiguation) * Winter Storm Leon * Kings of Leon, American rock band *Leonard (disambiguation) * Leno (disambiguation) {{disambiguation, geo