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Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Coordinates: 48°50′10″N 2°37′40″E / 48.836°N 2.6278°E / 48.836; 2.6278Coordinates: 48°50′10″N 2°37′40″E / 48.836°N 2.6278°E / 48.836; 2.6278
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Seine-et-Marne
Arrondissement Torcy
Canton Noisiel
Intercommunality CA Paris - Vallée de la Marne
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Ricart
Area1 3.37 km2 (1.30 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 14,768
 • Density 4,400/km2 (11,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 77258 /77185
Elevation 70–109 m (230–358 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.

Lognes is a commune in the eastern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located in the Seine-et-Marne department in the Île-de-France 20.7 km (12.9 mi) from the center of Paris.

The commune of Lognes is part of the Val Maubuée sector, one of the four sectors in the "new town" of Marne-la-Vallée.


The inhabitants are called the Lognots.


Lognes has the highest proportion of Asians than any town in France, with over 40% of the population being of Asian descent, almost exclusively being or having ancestry from the former colonies of French Indochina (Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam). Ethnic business districts and community associations serving the Asian population are found throughout the city, a contrast from the quick assimilation often characteristic of the Vietnamese, Laotian and Cambodian populations in France.[citation needed]

As of 1998, 26% of the population was Asian.[1]


Lognes is served by Lognes station on Paris RER line A.


The town has the following primary school groups (preschool and elementary school):[2]

  • Groupe scolaire Le Segrais
  • Groupe scolaire Le Four
  • Groupe scolaire La Maillière
  • Groupe scolaire Le Village
  • Groupe scolaire Le Mandinet

There are two junior high schools, Collège Le Segrais and Collège La Maillière, and one senior high school/sixth-form college, Lycée Emily Brontë.[3]

Lognes has the following tertiary educational institutions:[4]

  • Unité Clinique Ostéopathique ADERO
  • Ecole Supérieure de Management en Alternance
  • Ecole Supérieure de Commerce International
  • RISE Marne la Vallée
  • Polytheig école des hautes études d’information et de gestion

Centre de formation d’apprentis SUP’TG is in Marne-la-Vallée. University of Marne-la-Vallée is in Champs-sur-Marne.

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  1. ^ Guillon, Michelle. "The Chinese and Chinese Districts in Paris" (Chapter 11). In: Sinn, Elizabeth (editor). The Last Half Century of Chinese Overseas. Hong Kong University Press, 1 January 1998. ISBN 9622094465, 9789622094468. CITED: p. 198.
  2. ^ "Annuaire des groupes scolaires." Town of Lognes. Retrieved on September 3, 2016.
  3. ^ "Enseignement secondaire." Town of Lognes. Retrieved on September 3, 2016.
  4. ^ "Enseignement supérieur." Town of Lognes. Retrieved on September 3, 2016.

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