Chessy, Seine-et-Marne

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Chessy
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Coordinates: 48°52′50″N 2°45′52″E / 48.8806°N 2.7644°E / 48.8806; 2.7644Coordinates: 48°52′50″N 2°45′52″E / 48.8806°N 2.7644°E / 48.8806; 2.7644
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Seine-et-Marne
Arrondissement Torcy
Canton Thorigny-sur-Marne
Intercommunality Val-d'Europe
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Olivier Bourjot
Area
 • Land1 5.74 km2 (2.22 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 3,096
 • Population2 density 540/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 77111 / 77700
Elevation 37–130 m (121–427 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.

Chessy (pronounced: [ʃɛsi]) is a commune in the eastern suburbs of Paris, in the Seine-et-Marne department in the Île-de-France region in north-central France. It is located 30.6 km (19.0 mi) from the center of Paris.

Chessy is famous as the location of Disneyland Paris, which lies for the most part on the territory of the commune of Chessy.

Chessy is located in Val d'Europe, the fastest growing sector in the "new town" of Marne-la-Vallée, boosted by the development of Disneyland Paris.

Demographics[edit]

A village of only 760 inhabitants in 1982, Chessy was since then absorbed by the suburbs of Paris, and due to booming demographic growth the population reached 2,418 at the 2004 census. When current development projects are completed, the population of Chessy is expected to reach 6,000.

The inhabitants are called Cassassiens.

Transport[edit]

Chessy is served by two stations on Paris RER line (A):

Education[edit]

Three schools, L'école Cornélius and L'école Tournesol, are in Chessy.[1] New high school in Chessy "Collège Le vieux chêne"

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Les écoles." Chessy. Retrieved on 3 November 2009.

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