Rungis

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Rungis
Paris and inner ring departments
Paris and inner ring departments
Coordinates: 48°44′54″N 2°20′59″E / 48.7483°N 2.3497°E / 48.7483; 2.3497Coordinates: 48°44′54″N 2°20′59″E / 48.7483°N 2.3497°E / 48.7483; 2.3497
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Val-de-Marne
Arrondissement L'Haÿ-les-Roses
Canton Chevilly-Larue
Government
 • Mayor Raymond Charresson
Area
 • Land1 4.2 km2 (1.6 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 5,688
 • Population2 density 1,400/km2 (3,500/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 94065 / 94150
Elevation 58–90 m (190–295 ft)
(avg. 80 m or 260 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.

Rungis is a commune in the southern suburbs of Paris, France, in the département of Val-de-Marne.

In the Rungis International Market

It is best known as the location of the large wholesale food market serving the Paris metropolitan area and beyond, the Marché d'Intérêt National de Rungis, said to be the largest food market in the world.

The name Rungis was recorded for the first time in a royal charter of 1124 as Rungi Villa.

Economy[edit]

Rungis is the home base for the headquarters of the Système U supermarket cooperative,[1] Corsair International (previously Corsairfly) and HOP! airlines,[2][3][4] and MGA Entertainment's France division.[5]

Prior to its disestablishment, Air Liberté was headquartered in Rungis.[6] Airlinair previously had its head office in Rungis.[7] In 2013 Airlinair merged into HOP![8]

Transport[edit]

Rungis is located 11.6 km (7.2 mi). (7.2 miles) from the center of Paris and 2 km (1.2 mi) from Orly Airport, at the junction of the A6 and RN7.

Rungis is served by Rungis – La Fraternelle station on Paris RER line C.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mentions Légales." Système U. Retrieved on 20 November 2010. "Système U Centrale Nationale - Parc Tertiaire SILIC 72/92, avenue Robert Schuman - 94533 Rungis Cede."
  2. ^ "Historique de Corsairfly." Corsairfly. Retrieved on 2 June 2009.
  3. ^ "Nos métiers." Corsairfly. Retrieved on 23 September 2009.
  4. ^ "Legal notice." HOP! Retrieved on April 27, 2013. "HOP! French Limited Company with a capital of 120,028,000 euros Parc tertiaire Silic - 40 rue d’Arcueil - 94150 Rungis, France"
  5. ^ "Contact." MGA Entertainment. Retrieved on 26 December 2009.
  6. ^ World Airline Directory. Flight International. 26 March-1 April 1997. "44.
  7. ^ "Legal Notices." Airlinair. Retrieved on 2 June 2009.
  8. ^ "Air France Launches New Low-Cost Airline 'Hop!'." Reuters. 26 March 2013. Retrieved on 26 April 2013.

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