Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
|• Mayor (since 4 April 2014)||Sandrine Gelot-Rateau (UMP)|
|Area1||4.84 km2 (1.87 sq mi)|
|• Urban||4.84 km2 (1.87 sq mi)|
|• Density||4,400/km2 (12,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)
|INSEE/Postal code||91345 / 91160|
|Elevation||40–93 m (131–305 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.
Inhabitants of Longjumeau are known as Longjumellois (French pronunciation: [lõʒymɛˈlwa]).
- Vladimir Lenin lived and worked in Longjumeau in 1911.
- Loïc Loval, footballer
- Benjamin Mendy, footballer
- Jérémy Ménez, footballer
- Stéphane Owona, footballer
- Ibrahima Tandia (born in Longjumeau in 1993), footballer
- David Reinhardt, jazz guitarist
Longjumeau is the setting for the opera-comique Le postillon de Longjumeau by Adolphe Adam where it is presented as an early 19th-century rural community. The opera was first performed in Paris at the Opéra-Comique on 13 October 1836. Performances followed in London at the St. James Theatre on 13 March 1837, and in New Orleans at the Théâtre d'Orléans on 19 April 1838.
Longjumeau is twinned with Pontypool in South Wales, UK.
- Ulam, Adam Bruno (1965). The Bolsheviks: the intellectual and political history of the triumph of communism in Russia. Harvard University Press (published 2009). p. 282. ISBN 9780674044531. Retrieved 2015-10-07.
In 1911 there was a slight upturn in [Lenin's] political and personal fortunes. The Bolsheviks now organized their own Party school in Longjumeau, near Paris. [...] He and his wife [...] lived in Longjumeau during the spring and summer.
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