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Champs-sur-Marne

Champs-sur-Marne
Commune
Château of Champs-sur-Marne
Coat of arms of Champs-sur-Marne
Coat of arms
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Coordinates: 48°51′10″N 2°36′10″E / 48.8529°N 2.6027°E / 48.8529; 2.6027
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Seine-et-Marne
Arrondissement Torcy
Canton Champs-sur-Marne
Intercommunality CA Paris - Vallée de la Marne
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Maud Tallet
Area1 7.35 km2 (2.84 sq mi)
Population (2013)2 24,913
 • Density 3,400/km2 (8,800/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 77083 /77420
Elevation 38–106 m (125–348 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.

Champs-sur-Marne (IPA: [ʃɑ̃ syʁ maʁn]) is a commune in the eastern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 18.2 km (11.3 mi) from the center of Paris, in the Seine-et-Marne Departments of France in the Île-de-France region.

The commune of Champs-sur-Marne is part of the Val Maubuée sector, one of the four sectors in the "new town" of Marne-la-Vallée.

History

Originally called simply Champs, the name of the commune became officially Champs-sur-Marne (meaning "Fields upon Marne") on 9 April 1962.

Demographics

The inhabitants are often referred to as Campésiens.

Twin towns

Champs-sur-Marne is twinned with Bradley Stoke in Bristol in the United Kingdom and Quart de Poblet in Spain.

Transport

Champs-sur-Marne is served by Noisy – Champs station on Paris RER line RER A.

Education

Collège Armand Lanoux, one of three junior high schools in the commune

As of 2016 the commune has ten preschools with 1,138 students combined,[1] and ten elementary schools with 1,729 students combined.[2]

The commune has three junior high schools, Armand Lanoux, Jean Weiner, and Pablo Picasso; and there is an additional junior high school in a surrounding commune, Le Luzard in Noisiel. There are 1,799 junior high school students combined.[3] The commune has one senior high school, Lycée René Descartes.[4]

Nearby senior high schools:[4]

There are also vocational high schools in Chelles, Thorigny, and Torcy.

Tertiary education:

See also

References

  1. ^ "Maternelle." Champs-sur-Marne. Retrieved on September 3, 2016.
  2. ^ "L'école élémentaire." Champs-sur-Marne. Retrieved on September 3, 2016.
  3. ^ "Le collège." Champs-sur-Marne. Retrieved on September 3, 2016.
  4. ^ a b "Le lycée." Champs-sur-Marne. Retrieved on September 3, 2016.

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