Barbizon

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Barbizon
Coat of arms of Barbizon
Coat of arms
Location of Barbizon
Barbizon is located in France
Barbizon
Barbizon
Barbizon is located in Île-de-France (region)
Barbizon
Barbizon
Coordinates: 48°26′48″N 2°36′20″E / 48.4467°N 2.6056°E / 48.4467; 2.6056Coordinates: 48°26′48″N 2°36′20″E / 48.4467°N 2.6056°E / 48.4467; 2.6056
CountryFrance
RegionÎle-de-France
DepartmentSeine-et-Marne
ArrondissementFontainebleau
CantonFontainebleau
IntercommunalityCA Pays de Fontainebleau
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Pierre Bedouelle
Area
1
5.27 km2 (2.03 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
1,194
 • Density230/km2 (590/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
77022 /77630
Elevation75–93 m (246–305 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Barbizon is a commune (town) in the Seine-et-Marne department in north-central France. It is located near the Fontainebleau Forest.

Demographics[edit]

The inhabitants are called Barbizonais.

Art history[edit]

The Barbizon school of painters is named after the village; Théodore Rousseau and Jean-François Millet, leaders of the school, made their homes and died in the village.

International relations[edit]

Twin towns[edit]

Friendship cities[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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