Villiers-sur-Orge

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Villiers-sur-Orge
Villiers-sur-Orge is located in France
Villiers-sur-Orge
Villiers-sur-Orge
Coordinates: 48°39′27″N 2°18′00″E / 48.6574°N 2.3001°E / 48.6574; 2.3001Coordinates: 48°39′27″N 2°18′00″E / 48.6574°N 2.3001°E / 48.6574; 2.3001
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Essonne
Arrondissement Palaiseau
Canton Longjumeau
Intercommunality Val d'Orge
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Thérèse Leroux-Lamare
Area
 • Land1 1.78 km2 (0.69 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 3,953
 • Population2 density 2,200/km2 (5,800/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 91685 / 91700
Elevation 37–89 m (121–292 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-Orge is a commune in the arrondissement of Palaiseau, in the Essonne department, in the Île-de-France region.

Inhabitants of Villiers-sur-Orge are known as Villiérains.

Sites of interest[edit]

  • Town hall
  • Saint-Claude chapel

Location and transport[edit]

As the name suggests Villiers-sur-Orge is situated on the bank of the small river Orge. The Orge separates Villiers-sur-Orge from neighbouring Sainte-Geneviève-des-Bois.

Villiers-sur-Orge is located in the southern suburbs (banlieu) of Paris, France and can be accessed by car from the Francilienne ring road and the A6 motorway (part of the Autoroute du Soleil). The nearest train station is in neighbouring Sainte-Geneviève-des-Bois (RER line C).

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