Bouray-sur-Juine

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Bouray-sur-Juine
Château de Mesnil-Voisin
Coat of arms of Bouray-sur-Juine
Coat of arms
Bouray-sur-Juine is located in France
Bouray-sur-Juine
Bouray-sur-Juine
Coordinates: 48°31′17″N 2°18′01″E / 48.5213°N 2.3003°E / 48.5213; 2.3003Coordinates: 48°31′17″N 2°18′01″E / 48.5213°N 2.3003°E / 48.5213; 2.3003
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Essonne
Arrondissement Étampes
Canton Étréchy
Intercommunality Entre Juine et Renarde
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jacques Cabot
Area1 7.23 km2 (2.79 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,945
 • Density 270/km2 (700/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 91095 / 91850
Elevation 53–139 m (174–456 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.

Bouray-sur-Juine is a commune in the Essonne department in Île-de-France in northern France.

History[edit]

The town name is coming from lord Pierre de Bouray in 13th century and Louis de Rabondanges in 16th century, both owner of the Château of Mesnil-Voisin (rebuilt in 17th century).

Geography[edit]

It is 38 kilometers south west of Paris Notre Dame point zero from road of France, 16 kilometers south west of Evry, 14 kilometers north east of Etampes 5 kilometers north west of La Ferté-Alais, 9 kilometers south east of Arpajon, 14 kilometers south east of Montlhéry, 16 kilometers south west of Corbeil-Essonnes, 18 kilometers south east of Milly-la-Forêt, 20 kilometers south east of Dourdan, 22 kilometers south east of Palaiseau.

Transports and way links[edit]

Bouray train station, is located in the commune of Lardy, it is served by RER C. Bus from CEAT is taking care of the link between Bouray-sur-Juine, Janville-sur-Juine, Arpajon, Saint-Vrain, Itteville, Marolles-en-Hurepoix et Étampes. The Noctilien is stopping there as well. The village lies on the right bank of the Juine, which forms all of the commune's northern border.

Inhabitants of Bouray-sur-Juine are known as Bouraysiens.

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