Communauté d'agglomération Paris-Saclay

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Coordinates: 48°42′29″N 02°10′33″E / 48.70806°N 2.17583°E / 48.70806; 2.17583

Communauté d'agglomération Paris-Saclay (CAPS)
Skyline of Communauté d'agglomération Paris-Saclay (CAPS)
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Essonne
No. of communes 27
Established January 1, 2016
Seat Orsay
Government
 • President Michel Bournat (UMP)
Area
 • Total 186 km2 (72 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 297,993
 • Density 1,600/km2 (4,100/sq mi)
Website paris-saclay.com

The Communauté d'agglomération Paris-Saclay (or CAPS) is an administrative entity in the Essonne département, near Paris. Administrative center: Orsay. It was formed on 1 January 2016 by the merger of the former Communauté d'agglomération du Plateau de Saclay and the Communauté d'agglomération Europ'Essonne.

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

The Communauté d'Agglomération Paris-Saclay is located at the north-west of the département of Essonne, on the plateau de Saclay. The altitude is between 47m (154.199 ') in Palaiseau and 172m (564.304 ') in Gif-sur-Yvette.

Communes[edit]

The Communauté d'Agglomération Paris-Saclay consists of the following communes:

History[edit]

Transport[edit]

Transports in the CAPS is managed by Mobicaps.

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