Bourg-la-Reine

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Bourg-la-Reine
Commune
The town hall of Bourg-la-Reine
The town hall of Bourg-la-Reine
Coat of arms of Bourg-la-Reine
Coat of arms
Paris and inner ring départements
Paris and inner ring départements
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
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Hauts-de-Seine
Arrondissement Antony
Canton Bagneux
Intercommunality Grand Paris
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Patrick Donath
Area1 1.86 km2 (0.72 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 19,906
 • Density 11,000/km2 (28,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
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.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Bourg-la-Reine (French: [buʁ la ʁɛn]) 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.

Transport[edit]

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

Education[edit]

Public schools in the commune:

  • Preschools: École de la Fontaine-Grelot, École Etienne-Thieulin-la-Faïencerie, École des Bas-Coquarts[1]
  • Elementary schools: École République, École Etienne-Thieulin-la-Faïencerie, École Pierre-Loti[2]
  • Collège Évariste Galois[3]

Nearby public senior high schools:[4]

Private schools in the commune:

There are nearby institutes of higher education in Paris, Châtenay-Malabry, and Sceaux.[5]

Twinning[edit]

The town is twinned with :

Personalities[edit]

Bourg-la-Reine was the birthplace of:

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ecoles maternelles." Bourg-la-Reine. August 31, 2010. Retrieved on September 9, 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Ecoles élémentaires." Bourg-la-Reine. August 31, 2010. Retrieved on September 9, 2016.
  3. ^ "Les collèges." Bourg-la-Reine. September 1, 2016. Retrieved on September 9, 2016.
  4. ^ "Les lycées." Bourg-la-Reine. September 1, 2016. Retrieved on September 9, 2016.
  5. ^ "L'enseignement supérieur." Bourg-la-Reine. September 1, 2016. Retrieved on September 9, 2016.

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