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(Général Leclerc) is a station of the Paris Métro, currently the southern terminus of line 4. It is situated in the 14th Arrondissement, in the quartier of Petit-Montrouge.
The station is named for its position at the Porte d'Orléans, the beginning of the road from Paris to Orléans (route nationale 20, or N20).
Its subtitle is for the World War II general Philippe Leclerc de Hautecloque, known by his nom de guerre of Général Leclerc.
On August 25, 1944, Leclerc entered Paris via the Porte d'Orléans with tanks of the 2nd armed division, on his way to liberate Paris from the German occupation.
Date opened 1909
Accesses Av. Ernest Reyer × av. du Général Leclerc (three)
140, av. du Général Leclerc
134, boul. Brune
108, boul. Jourdan
117, boul. Jourdan
Rue de la Légion Étrangère × Av. Ernest Reyer
Arrondissement the 14th arrondissement of Paris