Coulommiers, Seine-et-Marne

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Coulommiers
Commanderie of the Knights Templar
Commanderie of the Knights Templar
Coulommiers is located in France
Coulommiers
Coulommiers
Coordinates: 48°49′29″N 3°06′24″E / 48.8247°N 3.1068°E / 48.8247; 3.1068Coordinates: 48°49′29″N 3°06′24″E / 48.8247°N 3.1068°E / 48.8247; 3.1068
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Seine-et-Marne
Arrondissement Meaux
Canton Coulommiers
Intercommunality Brie des Templiers
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Franck Riester
Area
 • Land1 10.93 km2 (4.22 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 14,200
 • Population2 density 1,300/km2 (3,400/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 77131 / 77120
Elevation 66–156 m (217–512 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.

Coulommiers is a commune in the Seine-et-Marne department in the Île-de-France in north-central France.

It is also the name of a cheese of the Brie family produced around that city.

Demographics[edit]

Inhabitants of Coulommiers are called Columériens.

Twin towns[edit]

Coulommiers was twinned with Leighton Buzzard in 1958[1] and with Titisee-Neustadt in 1971. The twinning was renewed in 1982.

Miscellaneous[edit]

Coulommiers has been selected to be the first town in France to go fully digital for its terrestrial television, with analog switch-off in January 2009.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "British towns twinned with French towns". Archant Community Media Ltd. Retrieved 2013-07-11. 

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