Faremoutiers

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Faremoutiers
Faremoutiers is located in France
Faremoutiers
Faremoutiers
Coordinates: 48°48′03″N 2°59′49″E / 48.8008°N 2.9969°E / 48.8008; 2.9969Coordinates: 48°48′03″N 2°59′49″E / 48.8008°N 2.9969°E / 48.8008; 2.9969
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Seine-et-Marne
Arrondissement Meaux
Canton Coulommiers
Intercommunality Brie des Moulins
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Commanay
Area1 10.93 km2 (4.22 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 2,434
 • Density 220/km2 (580/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 77176 / 77515
Elevation 89–132 m (292–433 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.

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

History[edit]

Originally named Evoriacum, Faremoutiers was renamed in honour of Saint Fara, who founded the Abbey of Faremoutiers there in the 620s. It lies in the historical region of Brie.

Demographics[edit]

Inhabitants of Faremoutiers are called Faremontais.

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