Crécy-la-Chapelle

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Crécy-la-Chapelle
Collegiale Notre-Dame Crecy-la-Chapelle.jpg
Location of Crécy-la-Chapelle
Crécy-la-Chapelle is located in France
Crécy-la-Chapelle
Crécy-la-Chapelle
Crécy-la-Chapelle is located in Île-de-France (region)
Crécy-la-Chapelle
Crécy-la-Chapelle
Coordinates: 48°51′23″N 2°54′40″E / 48.8563°N 2.911°E / 48.8563; 2.911Coordinates: 48°51′23″N 2°54′40″E / 48.8563°N 2.911°E / 48.8563; 2.911
CountryFrance
RegionÎle-de-France
DepartmentSeine-et-Marne
ArrondissementMeaux
CantonSerris
IntercommunalityCC Pays Créçois
Government
 • Mayor (2015–2020) Bernard Carouge
Area
1
15.78 km2 (6.09 sq mi)
Population
(2006)2
4,096
 • Density260/km2 (670/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
77142 /77580
Elevation45–157 m (148–515 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.

Crécy-la-Chapelle is a commune in the Seine-et-Marne department in the Île-de-France region in north-central France.

Geography[edit]

Situation[edit]

Crécy-la-Chapelle is crossed by the river Grand Morin. The ground of the area is limestone.

Others localities[edit]

Crécy Bourg, Montbarbin, Serbonne, la Chapelle-sur-Crécy, Libernon, Mongrolle, Férolles, Montaudier, la Grand-Cour, les Hauts-Soleil, le Choisiel, le Souterain, Montpichet

Demographics[edit]

The inhabitants are called Créçois.

Politics and administration[edit]

The town is twinned with Pielenhofen Germany

Local culture and heritage[edit]

Tympanum on the occidental portal of the collegiate.

Spots and monuments[edit]

  • Collegiate Notre-Dame de Crécy-la-Chapelle,[1] classified monument historique since 1846.[2]
  • Saint-Georges church.
  • Beffroi.
  • Quai des Tanneries.
  • Tour aux Saints.
  • War memorial for WW1 (Edme Marie Cadoux).
  • The local museum is Musée de France, au sens de la loi No. 2002-5 du 4 January 2002 ; It is closed now (January 2013).

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ La collégiale Notre-Dame-de-l’Assomption on the official website of the cityhall. Consulté le 10 octobre 2011.
  2. ^ Mérimée PA00086915, Ministère français de la Culture. (in French)

External links[edit]