Saint-Mammès

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Saint-Mammès
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Saint-Mammès is located in France
Saint-Mammès
Saint-Mammès
Coordinates: 48°23′21″N 2°48′29″E / 48.3893°N 2.808°E / 48.3893; 2.808Coordinates: 48°23′21″N 2°48′29″E / 48.3893°N 2.808°E / 48.3893; 2.808
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Seine-et-Marne
Arrondissement Fontainebleau
Canton Moret-sur-Loing
Intercommunality Moret Seine et Loing
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Yves Brument
Area1 2.24 km2 (0.86 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 3,284
 • Density 1,500/km2 (3,800/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 77419 / 77670
Elevation 42–87 m (138–285 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.

Saint-Mammès is a commune in the Seine-et-Marne department in the Île-de-France region in north-central France, in the metropolitan area of Paris. It is located 61 kilometres (38 mi) south-southeast of the centre of Paris.It is situated at the confluence of the Seine and the Loing rivers. The Seine borders the northern boundaries of the city, while the Loing borders on the west.

Demographics[edit]

Inhabitants of Saint-Mammès are called Mammèsiens. In 2009, there were 3284 inhabitants.

Climate and Geology[edit]

Like the rest of Ile de France, Saint Mammès has an oceanic climate. The oceanic temperatures extend into the mainland and result in an average temperature of 64 °F in the summer and 43 °F in the winter, with frequent rain during all seasons and varying temperatures but with weaker rains than the coasts, as well as some points of influence from continental weather at the height of the seasons.

The borders of the community span about 603 acres; the altitude varies between 42 and 87 meters.[1]

Transport[edit]

Saint-Mammès is served by one station on the Transilien Paris-Lyon rail line that ends at Montereau via Moret - Veneux-les-Sablons in Zone 5 for Navigo cards.[2]

The city is also served by the Comète bus (lines 3-6-8) that is mainly used by students who live in the nearby communities.

Urban Planning[edit]

It is predominantly suburban housing, the town having few larger sets. The type of habitation varies between the different quarters. The city center is characterized by small homes with no more than two floors, situated close together and framed by small streets.

The commercial and business zones are, for the most part, concentrated near the docks of the Seine.

The city does not have officially designated zones.[3] Nevertheless you can distinguish some areas: the place of the Bulge and the Seine in the northwest, the Palottes in the west, the Guettes and Berville residences, situated respectively in the outskirts of the city and next to the train station, the Trop Chères area in the north, the city center, and the commercial zones as well as the suburban districts like the Sablonnières, Monthièvres, Roberies, Longues Raies, and Fonds.

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