Villiers-sur-Marne

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Villiers-sur-Marne
Paris and inner ring departments
Paris and inner ring departments
Coordinates: 48°49′39″N 2°32′41″E / 48.8275°N 2.5447°E / 48.8275; 2.5447Coordinates: 48°49′39″N 2°32′41″E / 48.8275°N 2.5447°E / 48.8275; 2.5447
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Val-de-Marne
Arrondissement Nogent-sur-Marne
Canton Villiers-sur-Marne
Government
 • Mayor Jacques-Alain Bénisti
Area1 4.33 km2 (1.67 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 28,421
 • Density 6,600/km2 (17,000/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 94079 / 94350
Elevation 66–103 m (217–338 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.

Villiers-sur-Marne (pronounced: [vilje syʁ maʁn]) is a commune in the eastern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 14.8 km (9.2 mi) from the center of Paris.

The commune of Villiers-sur-Marne is part of the sector of Porte de Paris, one of the four sectors of the "new town" of Marne-la-Vallée.

History[edit]

On 7 July 1899, a part of the territory of Villiers-sur-Marne was detached and merged with a part of the territory of La Queue-en-Brie and a part of the territory of Chennevières-sur-Marne to create the commune of Le Plessis-Trévise.

Transport[edit]

Villiers-sur-Marne is served by Villiers-sur-Marne – Le Plessis-Trévise station on Paris RER line E.

Twin towns[edit]

Villiers-sur-Marne is twinned with Entroncamento in Portugal and Friedberg in Germany. Until November 2011, it was also twinned with Bishop's Stortford in the United Kingdom, when the English town controversially cut its links with Villiers-sur-Marne, as well as Friedberg.[1]

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