Fresnes, Val-de-Marne

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Fresnes
The church of Saint-Éloi, in Fresnes
The church of Saint-Éloi, in Fresnes
Coat of arms of Fresnes
Coat of arms
Paris and inner ring departments
Paris and inner ring departments
Coordinates: 48°45′18″N 2°19′20″E / 48.755°N 2.3221°E / 48.755; 2.3221Coordinates: 48°45′18″N 2°19′20″E / 48.755°N 2.3221°E / 48.755; 2.3221
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Val-de-Marne
Arrondissement L'Haÿ-les-Roses
Canton Fresnes
Intercommunality Val de Bièvre
Government
 • Mayor Jean-Jacques Bridey
Area1 3.58 km2 (1.38 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 25,312
 • Density 7,100/km2 (18,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 94034 / 94260
Elevation 45–89 m (148–292 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.

Fresnes is a commune in the Val-de-Marne department in the southern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 11.2 km (7.0 mi) from the center of Paris. Fresnes is situated in the suburbs of Paris. Fresnes is in the Val de marne(94). Fresnes is located next to Antony, Sceaux and Rungis.

The Fresnes Prison is located there.

Name[edit]

The name Fresnes was recorded for the first time in a papal bull of 1152 as Fraxinum. This name comes from Medieval Latin fraxinus (modern French: frêne), meaning "ash tree", after the ash trees covering the territory of Fresnes in ancient times.

Transport[edit]

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Fresnes is served by no station of the Paris Métro, RER, or suburban rail network. The closest station to Fresnes are Antony or La Croix de Berny station on Paris RER line B and Chemin d'Antony station on RER line C . These stations are located in the neighboring commune of Antony, 1.6 km (0.99 mi) from the town center of Fresnes. From Paris to Fresnes, you take the train ( The RER ) to La Croix De Berny and the TVM .

Mayor[edit]

The town hall is situated in front of the Church in the street Pierre and Marie Curie, the Mayor Jean Jacques Bridey was elected in 2012.

Culture[edit]

In the MJC Louise Michel you can find a cinema, a theatre and a concert hall.

Education[edit]

In Fresnes there are a lot of schools, four kindergartens, five elementary schools. There are three junior high schools and one senior high school/sixth-form college.

The commune is also home to a municipal library, Bibliothèque municipale de Fresnes.[4]

Sports[edit]

The AAS Fresnes is the football club of the city, they play at Parc des Sports.

Shopping Centre[edit]

In Fresnes there is a mall called la Cerisaie.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Les écoles." Fresnes. Retrieved on September 7, 2016.
  2. ^ "Collèges." Fresnes. Retrieved on September 7, 2016.
  3. ^ "Lycée." Fresnes. Retrieved on September 7, 2016.
  4. ^ Home. Bibliothèque municipale de Fresnes. Retrieved on September 7, 2016.

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