Fontaine-le-Port

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Fontaine-le-Port
Fontaine-le-Port is located in France
Fontaine-le-Port
Fontaine-le-Port
Coordinates: 48°29′10″N 2°45′50″E / 48.4861°N 2.7639°E / 48.4861; 2.7639Coordinates: 48°29′10″N 2°45′50″E / 48.4861°N 2.7639°E / 48.4861; 2.7639
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Seine-et-Marne
Arrondissement Melun
Canton Le Châtelet-en-Brie
Intercommunality Pays de Seine
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Raymond Prunet
Area
 • Land1 7.89 km2 (3.05 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 952
 • Population2 density 120/km2 (310/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 77188 / 77590
Elevation 41–97 m (135–318 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.

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

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Fontaine-le-Port has a population of approximately 800. Inhabitants of Fontaine-le-Port are called Portifontains. There is a train station with trains direct to Gare de Lyon (Paris) during peak times and with a connection in Melun on off-peak times. Fontaine Le Port has a primary school as well as a bakery and borders the Seine with a view of the Fontainebleau Forest. The former Barbeau Abbey, dissolved in the French Revolution, was sited here.

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