Pontault-Combault

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Pontault-Combault
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Coordinates: 48°48′05″N 2°36′27″E / 48.80136°N 2.60752°E / 48.80136; 2.60752Coordinates: 48°48′05″N 2°36′27″E / 48.80136°N 2.60752°E / 48.80136; 2.60752
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Seine-et-Marne
Arrondissement Torcy
Canton Pontault-Combault
Government
 • Mayor (2008&n–2014) Monique Delessard
Area
 • Land1 13.64 km2 (5.27 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 34,798
 • Population2 density 2,600/km2 (6,600/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 77373 / 77340
Elevation 87–113 m (285–371 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.

Pontault-Combault (French pronunciation: ​[pɔ̃tokɔ̃bo]) is a commune in the Seine-et-Marne department in the Île-de-France region in north-central France. It is located in the eastern suburbs of Paris, 19.8 km (12.3 mi) from the center of Paris.

History[edit]

The commune of Pontault-Combault was created in 1839 by the merger of the commune of Pontault with the commune of Combault. The commune town hall (mairie) is located in Combault.

Before this merger, the commune of Pontault had already annexed the commune of Berchères at the time of the French Revolution.

Transport[edit]

Pontault-Combault is served by Émerainville – Pontault-Combault station on Paris RER line (E).

Demographics[edit]

The inhabitants are called Pontellois-Combalusiens.

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