Bourg-la-Reine

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Bourg-la-Reine
Coat of arms of Bourg-la-Reine
Coat of arms
Paris and inner ring départements
Paris and inner ring départements
Coordinates: 48°46′47″N 2°18′54″E / 48.7796°N 2.3151°E / 48.7796; 2.3151Coordinates: 48°46′47″N 2°18′54″E / 48.7796°N 2.3151°E / 48.7796; 2.3151
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Hauts-de-Seine
Arrondissement Antony
Canton Bourg-la-Reine
Intercommunality Hauts de Bièvre
Government
 • Mayor Jean-Noël Chevreau (NC politcal party)
Area
 • Land1 1.86 km2 (0.72 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 19,906
 • Population2 density 11,000/km2 (28,000/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 92014 / 92340

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.

Bourg-la-Reine is a commune in the southern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 9.1 km (5.7 mi) from the center of Paris. The inhabitants are called Réginaburgiens. The town is twinned with Kenilworth, UK (since 1982), Yanqing, China (1998), Reghin, Romania (1999), Monheim am Rhein, Germany (2000).

History[edit]

In 1792, during the French Revolution, Bourg-la-Reine (meaning "Town of the Queen") was renamed Bourg-l'Égalité (meaning "Equality borough"). The name Bourg-la-Reine was restored in 1812.

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Bourg-la-Reine is served by Bourg-la-Reine station on Paris RER line B.

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Bourg-la-Reine was the birthplace of:

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