Boutigny-sur-Essonne

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Boutigny-sur-Essonne
The town hall of Boutigny-sur-Essonne
The town hall of Boutigny-sur-Essonne
Coat of arms of Boutigny-sur-Essonne
Coat of arms
Boutigny-sur-Essonne is located in France
Boutigny-sur-Essonne
Boutigny-sur-Essonne
Coordinates: 48°26′15″N 2°22′51″E / 48.4375°N 2.3808°E / 48.4375; 2.3808Coordinates: 48°26′15″N 2°22′51″E / 48.4375°N 2.3808°E / 48.4375; 2.3808
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Essonne
Arrondissement Étampes
Canton La Ferté-Alais
Government
 • Mayor (2014-) Daniel Denibas
Area1 16.20 km2 (6.25 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 3,124
 • Density 190/km2 (500/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 91099 / 91820
Elevation 57–147 m (187–482 ft)
(avg. 60 m or 200 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.

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


The nearby villages are La Ferté-Alais (aerodrome of Cerny - Jean Baptiste Salis: Annual international meeting) and Milly-la-Forêt (house of Jean Cocteau, historical village).

To see in Boutigny: the golf course of Belesbat and its 17th-century old castle, cressonières, edges of the Essonne.

Boutigny-sur-Essonne is twinned with Lans, Austria, since April 23, 1961.

Inhabitants of Boutigny-sur-Essonne are known as Botignacois.

Geography[edit]

It is located 47 kilometers south-east of Paris, between Étampes and Corbeil-Essonnes. It is 23 kilometers south west of Evry, 16 kilometers east of Etampes, 6 kilometers south of La Ferté-Alais, 8 kilometers north west of Milly-la-Forêt, 20 kilometers south east of Arpajon, 21 kilometers south west of Corbeil-Essonnes, 24 kilometers south east of Montlhéry, 29 kilometers south east of Dourdan, 32 kilometers south east of Palaiseau. It is also located 67 kilometers away south west of its homonym Boutigny and Seine-et-Marne and 68 kilometers south east of Boutigny-Prouais in Eure-et-Loir department.

Environmental heritage[edit]

  • Decorated cave of Malabry
  • Boutigny-sur-Essonne was awarded by three flowers during the most flowered village and city competition. Water banks of Essonne and the woods surrounding the village have been listed to sensitive natural space by the conseil général de l'Essonne.

Transport[edit]

Boutigny-sur-Essonne is accessible by suburban train: the RER D, direction Malesherbes, Boutigny-sur-Essonne Station.

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