Ris-Orangis

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Ris-Orangis
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Coordinates: 48°39′13″N 2°24′58″E / 48.6537°N 2.4161°E / 48.6537; 2.4161Coordinates: 48°39′13″N 2°24′58″E / 48.6537°N 2.4161°E / 48.6537; 2.4161
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Essonne
Arrondissement Évry
Canton Ris-Orangis
Intercommunality Évry Centre Essonne
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Stéphane Raffalli
Area
 • Land1 8.71 km2 (3.36 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 26,863
 • Population2 density 3,100/km2 (8,000/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 91521 / 91130
Elevation 32–82 m (105–269 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.

Ris-Orangis is a commune in the southern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 22.6 km (14 mi) from the center of Paris.

Inhabitants of Ris-Orangis are known as Rissois.

History[edit]

The commune of Ris-Orangis was created in 1793 by the merger of the commune of Ris with the commune of Orangis. The commune town hall (mairie) is located in Ris.

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Ris-Orangis is served by three stations on Paris RER line D: Ris-Orangis, Grand-Bourg, and Orangis – Bois de l'Épine.

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