|This article may be expanded with text translated from the corresponding article in the French Wikipedia. (July 2009)|
|Paris and inner ring départements|
|Intercommunality||Hauts de Bièvre|
|• Mayor (since 2004)||Jean-Yves Senant (UMP)|
|• Land1||9.56 km2 (3.69 sq mi)|
|• Population2 Density||6,500/km2 (17,000/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||92002 / 92160|
|Elevation||45–103 m (148–338 ft)
(avg. 74 m or 243 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.
Antony (French pronunciation: [ɑ̃.tɔ.ni]) is a commune in the southern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 11.3 km (7.0 mi) from the center of Paris. Antony is a sub-prefecture of the Hauts-de-Seine department and the seat of the Arrondissement of Antony.
At the end of the Hundred Years' War, Antony counted around a hundred inhabitants.
The famous top-quality candle maker Trudon was established here in the early 18th century after buying the business of Pean de Saint Gilles, wax supplier to the King.
The population of Antony was around 61500 in the year 2009.
Antony was the birthplace of:
- Nicola Sirkis (born 1959) singer with the French band Indochine
- Agnès Jaoui (born 1964) screenwriter, film director and actress
- Laurent Lafforgue (born 1966), mathematician
Antony is twinned with:
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