Paris and inner ring départements
|Intercommunality||Hauts de Bièvre|
|• Mayor||Jean-Noël Chevreau (NC politcal party)|
|• Land1||1.86 km2 (0.72 sq mi)|
|• 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).
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.
Bourg-la-Reine was the birthplace of:
- Évariste Galois, mathematician
- Louis Joxe (1901–1991), statesman
- Modibo Diakité, footballer
- Yannick N'Gog rugby player
- Claire Nebout, actress
Extase de Saint Benoît, 1746 by Jean II Restout. Painting inside of church Église Saint-Gilles in Bourg-la-Reine.
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