Bourg-la-Reine

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Bourg-la-Reine
The town hall of Bourg-la-Reine
The town hall of Bourg-la-Reine
Coat of arms of Bourg-la-Reine
Location (in red) within Paris inner suburbs
Location (in red) within Paris inner suburbs
Location of Bourg-la-Reine
Bourg-la-Reine is located in France
Bourg-la-Reine
Bourg-la-Reine
Location (in red) within Paris inner suburbs
Bourg-la-Reine is located in Île-de-France (region)
Bourg-la-Reine
Bourg-la-Reine
Bourg-la-Reine (Île-de-France (region))
Coordinates: 48°46′47″N 2°18′54″E / 48.7796°N 2.3151°E / 48.7796; 2.3151Coordinates: 48°46′47″N 2°18′54″E / 48.7796°N 2.3151°E / 48.7796; 2.3151
CountryFrance
RegionÎle-de-France
DepartmentHauts-de-Seine
ArrondissementAntony
CantonBagneux
IntercommunalityGrand Paris
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Patrick Donath[1]
Area
1
1.86 km2 (0.72 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[2]
20,769
 • Density11,000/km2 (29,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
92014 /92340
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Bourg-la-Reine (French pronunciation: [buʁ la ʁɛn] (About this soundlisten)) is a commune in the southern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 9.1 km (5.7 mi) from the center of Paris. The inhabitants are called Réginaburgiens.

History[edit]

In 1792, during the French Revolution, Bourg-la-Reine (meaning "Town of the Queen") was renamed Bourg-l'Égalité (meaning "Equality borough"). The name Bourg-la-Reine was restored in 1812.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1793 749—    
1800 719−0.58%
1806 822+2.26%
1821 658−1.47%
1831 992+4.19%
1836 1,076+1.64%
1841 1,435+5.93%
1846 1,482+0.65%
1851 1,484+0.03%
1856 1,676+2.46%
1861 1,920+2.76%
1866 2,269+3.40%
1872 2,186−0.62%
1876 2,523+3.65%
1881 2,741+1.67%
1886 2,954+1.51%
1891 3,009+0.37%
1896 3,649+3.93%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1901 4,181+2.76%
1906 4,537+1.65%
1911 5,011+2.01%
1921 6,038+1.88%
1926 7,346+4.00%
1931 8,946+4.02%
1936 9,838+1.92%
1946 10,244+0.41%
1954 11,708+1.68%
1962 17,694+5.30%
1968 18,711+0.94%
1975 18,221−0.38%
1982 18,070−0.12%
1990 18,499+0.29%
1999 18,251−0.15%
2007 19,615+0.91%
2012 19,872+0.26%
2017 20,667+0.79%
Source: EHESS[3] and INSEE (1968-2017)[4]

Transport[edit]

Bourg-la-Reine is served by Bourg-la-Reine station on Paris RER line B.

Education[edit]

Public schools in the commune include:

  • Preschools: École de la Fontaine-Grelot, École Etienne-Thieulin-la-Faïencerie, École des Bas-Coquarts[5]
  • Elementary schools: École République, École Etienne-Thieulin-la-Faïencerie, École Pierre-Loti[6]
  • Collège Évariste Galois[7]

Nearby public senior high schools:[8]

Private schools in the commune:

There are nearby institutes of higher education in Paris, Châtenay-Malabry, and Sceaux.[9]

Twinning[edit]

The town is twinned with:

Personalities[edit]

Bourg-la-Reine was the birthplace of:

Marquis de Condorcet (1743–1794) died in the city's prison during the French Revolution, and is buried in the city's cemetery.

Pierre-Adrien Dalpayrat (1844–1910), ceramicist, spent the last twenty years of his life there. His home is now a museum exhibiting 120 original works.

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). December 2, 2020. Retrieved December 7, 2020.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. December 28, 2020.
  3. ^ Des villages de Cassini aux communes d'aujourd'hui: Commune data sheet Bourg-la-Reine, EHESS. (in French)
  4. ^ Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE
  5. ^ "Ecoles maternelles." Bourg-la-Reine. August 31, 2010. Retrieved on September 9, 2016.
  6. ^ a b "Ecoles élémentaires." Bourg-la-Reine. August 31, 2010. Retrieved on September 9, 2016.
  7. ^ "Les collèges." Bourg-la-Reine. September 1, 2016. Retrieved on September 9, 2016.
  8. ^ "Les lycées." Bourg-la-Reine. September 1, 2016. Retrieved on September 9, 2016.
  9. ^ "L'enseignement supérieur." Bourg-la-Reine. September 1, 2016. Retrieved on September 9, 2016.

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