Samois-sur-Seine

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Samois-sur-Seine
Samois Bords de Seine.jpg
Samois-sur-Seine is located in France
Samois-sur-Seine
Samois-sur-Seine
Coordinates: 48°27′10″N 2°45′02″E / 48.4528°N 2.7506°E / 48.4528; 2.7506Coordinates: 48°27′10″N 2°45′02″E / 48.4528°N 2.7506°E / 48.4528; 2.7506
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Seine-et-Marne
Arrondissement Fontainebleau
Canton Fontainebleau
Intercommunality Pays de Seine
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-François Robinet
Area1 6.33 km2 (2.44 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 2,077
 • Density 330/km2 (850/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 77441 / 77920
Elevation 41–115 m (135–377 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.

Samois-sur-Seine is a commune in the Seine-et-Marne department in the Île-de-France region in north-central France.

It is located near Fontainebleau.

Culture[edit]

It is famous for being the town to which Django Reinhardt retired, and hosts an annual jazz festival in his honor. It is also the home to Reverchon Industries, a major global bumper car and other amusement ride producer.

Île du Berceau, where the Django Reinhardt festival takes place

It has a lively community, with a Primary school, a weekly market, a baker, a butcher, two café/bars, several restaurants and hotels. A bus also provides a link to the nearby town of Fontainebleau/Avon.

Demographics[edit]

Inhabitants of Samois-sur-Seine are called Samoisiens

Historical population of Samois-sur-Seine
(Source: Cassini[1] and INSEE 1 January 2009[2])
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006 2007
Population 1380 1373 1574 1574 1916 2236 2021 2062
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population avant le recensement de 1962". Cassini. Retrieved 22 September 2009. 
  2. ^ "Recensement de la population au 1er janvier 2007". INSEE. Retrieved 2 January 2010. 

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