Montgeron

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Montgeron
The town hall of Montgeron
The town hall of Montgeron
Coat of arms of Montgeron
Coat of arms
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Coordinates: 48°42′14″N 2°27′38″E / 48.7039°N 2.4605°E / 48.7039; 2.4605Coordinates: 48°42′14″N 2°27′38″E / 48.7039°N 2.4605°E / 48.7039; 2.4605
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Essonne
Arrondissement Évry
Canton Montgeron
Intercommunality Sénart Val de Seine
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gérald Hérault
Area1 11.22 km2 (4.33 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 23,163
 • Density 2,100/km2 (5,300/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 91421 / 91230
Elevation 31–812,538 m (102–2,665,807 ft)
(avg. 32 m or 105 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.

Montgeron is a commune in the southeastern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 18.5 km (11.5 mi) from the center of Paris.

Inhabitants of Montgeron are known as Montgeronnais.

The café Au Reveil Matin at 22 Avenue Jean Jaurès was the departure point of the first Tour de France in 1903.

Transport[edit]

Montgeron is served by Montgeron – Crosne station on Paris RER line D.

Miscellaneous[edit]

The local school (J-C Gatinot) was decorated by painter Maurice Boitel.

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