Roissy-en-Brie

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Roissy-en-Brie
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Coordinates: 48°47′26″N 2°39′07″E / 48.7906°N 2.6519°E / 48.7906; 2.6519Coordinates: 48°47′26″N 2°39′07″E / 48.7906°N 2.6519°E / 48.7906; 2.6519
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Seine-et-Marne
Arrondissement Torcy
Canton Roissy-en-Brie
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Sylvie Fuchs
Area
 • Land1 13.65 km2 (5.27 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 21,374
 • Population2 density 1,600/km2 (4,100/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 77390 / 77680
Elevation 95–115 m (312–377 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.

Roissy-en-Brie is a commune in the Seine-et-Marne department in the Île-de-France region in north-central France and is located in the eastern suburbs of Paris, 23.4 km (14.5 mi) from the center.

History[edit]

In 1810 Roissy-en-Brie annexed the neighboring commune of Pontcarré. In 1829 Pontcarré seceded and was restored as a separate commune.[1]

Transportation[edit]

Roissy-en-Brie is served by Roissy-en-Brie station on Paris RER line (E).

Demographics[edit]

The inhabitants are called Roisséens.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Décret from August 13, 1810. Auguste Allou: Chronique des évêques de Meaux, suivie d'un état de l'ancien diocèse et du diocèse actuel, A. Cochet, imprimeur, Meaux 1875, p. 271.

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