Champs-sur-Marne

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Champs-sur-Marne
Château of Champs-sur-Marne
Coat of arms of Champs-sur-Marne
Coat of arms
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Coordinates: 48°51′10″N 2°36′10″E / 48.8529°N 2.6027°E / 48.8529; 2.6027Coordinates: 48°51′10″N 2°36′10″E / 48.8529°N 2.6027°E / 48.8529; 2.6027
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Seine-et-Marne
Arrondissement Torcy
Canton Champs-sur-Marne
Intercommunality Paris - Vallée de la Marne
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Maud Tallet
Area1 7.35 km2 (2.84 sq mi)
Population (2013)2 24,913
 • Density 3,400/km2 (8,800/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 77083 / 77420
Elevation 38–106 m (125–348 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.

Champs-sur-Marne (IPA: [ʃɑ̃ syʁ maʁn]) is a commune in the eastern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 18.2 km (11.3 mi) from the center of Paris, in the Seine-et-Marne Departments of France in the Île-de-France region.

The commune of Champs-sur-Marne is part of the Val Maubuée sector, one of the four sectors in the "new town" of Marne-la-Vallée.

History[edit]

Originally called simply Champs, the name of the commune became officially Champs-sur-Marne (meaning "Fields upon Marne") on 9 April 1962.

Demographics[edit]

The inhabitants are often referred to as Campésiens.

Twin towns[edit]

Champs-sur-Marne is twinned with Bradley Stoke in Bristol in the United Kingdom and Quart de Poblet in Spain.

Transport[edit]

Champs-sur-Marne is served by Noisy – Champs station on Paris RER line RER A.

Education[edit]

Collège Armand Lanoux, one of three junior high schools in the commune

As of 2016 the commune has ten preschools with 1,138 students combined,[1] and ten elementary schools with 1,729 students combined.[2]

The commune has three junior high schools, Armand Lanoux, Jean Weiner, and Pablo Picasso; and there is an additional junior high school in a surrounding commune, Le Luzard in Noisiel. There are 1,799 junior high school students combined.[3] The commune has one senior high school, Lycée René Descartes.[4]

Nearby senior high schools:[4]

There are also vocational high schools in Chelles, Thorigny, and Torcy.

Tertiary education:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Maternelle." Champs-sur-Marne. Retrieved on September 3, 2016.
  2. ^ "L'école élémentaire." Champs-sur-Marne. Retrieved on September 3, 2016.
  3. ^ "Le collège." Champs-sur-Marne. Retrieved on September 3, 2016.
  4. ^ a b "Le lycée." Champs-sur-Marne. Retrieved on September 3, 2016.

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