Communauté d'agglomération du Plateau de Saclay

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Coordinates: 48°42′29″N 02°10′33″E / 48.70806°N 2.17583°E / 48.70806; 2.17583

Communauté d'agglomération du Plateau de Saclay (CAPS)
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Essonne
No. of communes 10
Established March 22, 2002
Seat 26 rue Jean Rostand
91400 Orsay
Government
 • President François Lamy (PS)
Area
 • Total 7,072 km2 (2,731 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Total 96 408
Budget 20 087 793 € (2008)
Website www.scientipole.fr

The Communauté d'agglomération du Plateau de Saclay (or CAPS) is an administrative entity in the Essonne département, near Paris.
Administrative center: Orsay.

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

The Communauté d'Agglomération du Plateau de Saclay is located at the north-west of the département of Essonne, on the plateau de Saclay.
The altitude is between 47m (154.199 ') in Palaiseau and 172m (564.304 ') in Gif-sur-Yvette.

Communes[edit]

The CAPS in Essonne
Code Insee Commune Maire Population
91 3 21 122 Bures-sur-Yvette Jean-François Vigier 9,613 hab.
91 3 30 272 Gif-sur-Yvette Michel Bournat 20,776 hab.
91 3 13 275 Gometz-le-Châtel Mireille Schmitt 2,426 hab.
91 3 22 312 Igny Françoise Ribière 10,146 hab.
91 3 21 471 Orsay David Ros 16,238 hab.
91 3 22 477 Palaiseau François Lamy 30,311 hab.
91 3 03 534 Saclay Christian Page 3,052 hab.
91 3 03 538 Saint-Aubin Gaëtan de Guillebon 686 hab.
91 3 03 635 Vauhallan Roger Martinache 1,982 hab.
91 3 03 679 Villiers-le-Bâcle Jean-Pierre Rigal 1,178 hab.

The communauté d’agglomération du plateau de Saclay includes 10 communes and 96 408 people.

Demography[edit]

1999 2006 2009
94 200 97 526 96 408

References : INSEE[1]

History[edit]

Transport[edit]

Transports in the CAPS is managed by Mobicaps.

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