Tremblay-en-France

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Tremblay-en-France
Paris and inner ring departments
Paris and inner ring departments
Coordinates: 48°57′00″N 2°34′20″E / 48.95°N 2.5722°E / 48.95; 2.5722Coordinates: 48°57′00″N 2°34′20″E / 48.95°N 2.5722°E / 48.95; 2.5722
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Seine-Saint-Denis
Arrondissement Le Raincy
Canton Tremblay-en-France
Government
 • Mayor François Asensi
Area
 • Land1 22.44 km2 (8.66 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 35,665
 • Population2 density 1,600/km2 (4,100/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 93073 / 93290

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.

Tremblay-en-France is a commune in the northeastern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 19.5 km (12.1 mi) from the center of Paris.

More than one-quarter of Charles de Gaulle Airport lies on the territory of the commune of Tremblay-en-France, in particular terminals 2A, 2B, 2C, and 2D (the other terminals lie on the territory of other communes). It is the largest in area of the so-called petite couronne (inner ring) suburbs of Paris. The corporate head office of Air France lies within Tremblay.

History[edit]

Originally called Tremblay-lès-Gonesse, the commune was officially renamed Tremblay-en-France (meaning "Tremblay in the pays de France", see Roissy-en-France for an explanation) on 20 August 1989.[1]

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Tremblay-en-France
The arms of Tremblay-en-France are blazoned :
Vert chaussé azure, a tau Or between 2 leaves following the lines of division argent, on a chief Or a demi-lion issuant from the line of division gules.



Transport[edit]

The part of Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport that lies on the territory of the commune of Tremblay-en-France is served by two stations on Paris RER line (B): Aéroport Charles de Gaulle 1 and Aéroport Charles de Gaulle 2 – TGV. This last station is an interchange station with TGV national rail lines.

The inhabited area of Tremblay-en-France, however, is served by Vert-Galant station on Paris RER line (B). This station is located at the border between the commune of Tremblay-en-France and the commune of Villepinte, on the Villepinte side of the border.

Notable residents[edit]

Economy[edit]

Head office of Air France in Roissypôle

Air France's head office is located in the Roissypôle complex,[2][3] on the grounds of Charles de Gaulle Airport and in Tremblay-en-France.[4][5][6] The complex opened in December 1995.[2] The complex also has the head office of Air France-KLM.[7] XL Airways France has its head office in Bâtiment Mars in Continental Square II in Tremblay-en-France.[8][9] Aigle Azur has its head office in Tremblay.[10] Europe Airpost has its head office in the Bâtiment Le Séquoia in the commune.[11] Servair, an Air France subsidiary, has its head office in Continental Square.[12]

At one point Virgin Express France (originally named Air Provence Charter), a subsidiary of Virgin Express, had its headquarters in Tremblay.[13]

Education[edit]

Ecole Primaire Jean Jaurès

Tremblay-en-France has 12 écoles maternelles, 14 écoles elementaires, three collèges, and two lycées. The collèges are Descartes, R. Rolland, and P. de Ronsard.[14] The lycées are Lycée Enseignement Professionnel Hélène Boucher and Lycée Polyvalent Leonard de Vinci.[15][16] The École Pierre-Brossolette had been targeted for closure, prompting protests from students asking the commune to not have the school closed.[17]

Demography[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Décret du 16 août 1989 portant changement de nom de communes (French)
  2. ^ a b "AIR FRANCE HEAD QUARTERS - ROISSYPOLE." Groupement d'Etudes et de Méthodes d'Ordonnancement (GEMO). Retrieved on 20 September 2009.
  3. ^ "Roissy Charles-de-Gaulle." Tremblay-en-France. Retrieved on 20 September 2009.
  4. ^ "Head Office. Air France. Retrieved on 9 February 2010.
  5. ^ "Plan interactif." Tremblay-en-France. Retrieved on 20 September 2009.
  6. ^ "AIR FRANCE office, Paris - Roissy / Charles de Gaulle." Air France-KLM. Retrieved on 17 June 2010.
  7. ^ "Legal Information." Air France-KLM. Retrieved on 3 February 2010.
  8. ^ "Contacts : nos coordonnées." Tremblay-en-France. Retrieved on 18 February 2010.
  9. ^ "Mentions légales." XL Airways. Retrieved on 18 February 2010.
  10. ^ "Contact." Aigle Azur. Retrieved on 23 February 2010.
  11. ^ "europe_airpost.html." (Informations utiles -> Nous contacter) Europe Airpost. Retrieved on 18 June 2010. "Bât. Le Séquoia - Siège social - Fret 7. Zone de Fret 7 - Bât. Le Séquoia 15 rue du Haut de Laval BP 14454 Tremblay-en-France 95708 Roissy CDG Cedex"
  12. ^ "Servair." Air France. Retrieved on 21 June 2010.
  13. ^ "World Airline Directory." Flight International. 24–30 March 1999. 111.
  14. ^ "Enseignement." Tremblay-en-France. Retrieved on 19 June 2010.
  15. ^ "Accueil." Lycée Enseignement Professionnel Hélène Boucher. Retrieved on 19 June 2010.
  16. ^ "Accueil." Lycée Polyvalent Leonard de Vinci. Retrieved on 19 June 2010.
  17. ^ "Des écoles de Tremblay menacées par les fermetures de classe." Tremblay-en-France. Retrieved on 19 June 2010. "La communauté éducative mobilisée Inquiétude pour les parents d’élèves de l’école Pierre Brossolette après l’annonce de la fermeture d’une classe à la rentrée prochaine. La ville a mis en garde l’Inspection académique sur « les conséquences désastreuses » d’une telle décision. On craint également des fermetures dans les écoles maternelle et élémentaire Paul-Langevin."

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