Ballancourt-sur-Essonne

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Ballancourt-sur-Essonne
The town hall of Ballancourt-sur-Essonne
The town hall of Ballancourt-sur-Essonne
Coat of arms of Ballancourt-sur-Essonne
Coat of arms
Ballancourt-sur-Essonne is located in France
Ballancourt-sur-Essonne
Ballancourt-sur-Essonne
Coordinates: 48°31′29″N 2°23′03″E / 48.5247°N 2.3843°E / 48.5247; 2.3843Coordinates: 48°31′29″N 2°23′03″E / 48.5247°N 2.3843°E / 48.5247; 2.3843
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Essonne
Arrondissement Évry
Canton Mennecy
Intercommunality Val d'Essonne
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Charles de Bourbon-Busset
Area1 11.30 km2 (4.36 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 7,275
 • Density 640/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 91045 / 91610
Elevation 47–142 m (154–466 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.

Ballancourt-sur-Essonne is a commune in the Essonne department in Île-de-France in northern France. Inhabitants of Ballancourt-sur-Essonne are known as Ballancourtois.

Geography[edit]

The Essonne forms the commune western border. Ballancourt-sur-Essonne is 37 kilometers south east of Paris-Notre-Dame, point zero from road of France, 13 kilometers south west of Evry, 5 kilometers north east of La Ferté-Alais, 12 kilometers south west of Corbeil-Essonnes, 12 kilometers south east of Arpajon, 15 kilometers south east of Montlhéry, 15 kilometers north west of Milly-la-Forêt, 20 kilometers north east of Étampes, 23 kilometers south east of Palaiseau, 27 kilometers east of Dourdan.

History[edit]

The commune is the site of the Château du Saussay.

Architectural heritage[edit]

  • The castle of Saussay in the 17th century and its park were awarded historical monument in January 19th 1951.
  • Father of the music rocks(Roches du père la Musique)
  • Chapel Saint-Blaise
  • Saint-Martin's church
  • Maison et parc sauvage de Madame Chaumerdiac situés au 12, rue Pasteur


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