Linas, Essonne

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The town hall in Linas
The town hall in Linas
Coat of arms of Linas
Coat of arms
Linas is located in France
Coordinates: 48°37′53″N 2°16′00″E / 48.6313°N 2.2668°E / 48.6313; 2.2668Coordinates: 48°37′53″N 2°16′00″E / 48.6313°N 2.2668°E / 48.6313; 2.2668
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Essonne
Arrondissement Palaiseau
Canton Longjumeau
 • Mayor (2008–2014) François Pelletant
Area1 7.51 km2 (2.90 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 6,373
 • Density 850/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 91339 /91310
Elevation 46–168 m (151–551 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.

Linas is a commune in the Essonne department in Île-de-France in northern France.

The famous motor racing circuit Autodrome de Linas-Montlhéry (often abbreviated as "Montlhéry") is located across the communes of Linas, Bruyères-le-Châtel and Ollainville.

Inhabitants of Linas are known as Linois.

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