Courcouronnes

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Courcouronnes
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Coordinates: 48°37′02″N 2°24′31″E / 48.6173°N 2.4086°E / 48.6173; 2.4086Coordinates: 48°37′02″N 2°24′31″E / 48.6173°N 2.4086°E / 48.6173; 2.4086
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Essonne
Arrondissement Évry
Canton Évry-Nord
Intercommunality Évry Centre Essonne
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Stéphane Beaudet
Area1 4.37 km2 (1.69 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 14,505
 • Density 3,300/km2 (8,600/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 91182 / 91080
Elevation 77–96 m (253–315 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.

Courcouronnes is a commune in the southern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 26.4 km (16.4 mi) from the center of Paris, in the "new town" of Évry Ville Nouvelle, created in the 1960s.

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Arianespace, a commercial company that sells the Ariane rockets, is based there.[1] Carrefour's Hypermarket division is based in the city.

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