Faremoutiers

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Faremoutiers
Location of Faremoutiers
Faremoutiers is located in France
Faremoutiers
Faremoutiers
Faremoutiers is located in Île-de-France (region)
Faremoutiers
Faremoutiers
Coordinates: 48°48′03″N 2°59′49″E / 48.8008°N 2.9969°E / 48.8008; 2.9969Coordinates: 48°48′03″N 2°59′49″E / 48.8008°N 2.9969°E / 48.8008; 2.9969
CountryFrance
RegionÎle-de-France
DepartmentSeine-et-Marne
ArrondissementMeaux
CantonFontenay-Trésigny
IntercommunalityCA Coulommiers Pays de Brie
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Commanay
Area
1
10.93 km2 (4.22 sq mi)
Population
(2006)2
2,434
 • Density220/km2 (580/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
77176 /77515
Elevation89–132 m (292–433 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.

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

History[edit]

Originally named Evoriacum, Faremoutiers was renamed in honour of Saint Fara, who founded the Abbey of Faremoutiers there in the 620s. It lies in the historical region of Brie.

Demographics[edit]

Inhabitants of Faremoutiers are called Faremontais.

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