Saint-Sulpice-de-Favières

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Saint-Sulpice-de-Favières
Saint-Sulpice-de-Favières is located in France
Saint-Sulpice-de-Favières
Saint-Sulpice-de-Favières
Coordinates: 48°32′28″N 2°10′41″E / 48.541°N 2.1781°E / 48.541; 2.1781Coordinates: 48°32′28″N 2°10′41″E / 48.541°N 2.1781°E / 48.541; 2.1781
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Essonne
Arrondissement Étampes
Canton Saint-Chéron
Intercommunality Entre Juine et Renarde
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Pierre Le Floc'h
Area
 • Land1 4.37 km2 (1.69 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 325
 • Population2 density 74/km2 (190/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 91578 / 91910
Elevation 62–159 m (203–522 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-Sulpice-de-Favières is a commune in the Essonne department in Île-de-France in northern France, located in the metropolitan area of Paris.

Inhabitants of Saint-Sulpice-de-Favières are known as Saint-Sulpiciens.

Geography[edit]

Saint-Sulpice-de-Favières is located in the Renarde valley, 35 km (22 mi) South of Paris.

History[edit]

The previous name of the village is Favières from the Old French faveriis which itself is derived from the Latin fava (broad bean) meaning broad bean field.

Monuments[edit]

Saint-Sulpice church[edit]

The church was built during the 13th century and 14th century and is dedicated to Sulpice the Pious (ca 576-647), bishop of Bourges.

Segrez manor-house[edit]

The manor-house was built during the 18th century and hosted in 1884 one of the biggest arboretums of its time, the Arboretum de Segrez, with more than 6500 species of tree.

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