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The basilica of Longpont-sur-Orge
The basilica of Longpont-sur-Orge
Coat of arms of Longpont-sur-Orge
Coat of arms
Longpont-sur-Orge is located in France
Location within Île-de-France region
Longpont-sur-Orge is located in Île-de-France (region)
Coordinates: 48°38′33″N 2°17′34″E / 48.6425°N 2.2927°E / 48.6425; 2.2927Coordinates: 48°38′33″N 2°17′34″E / 48.6425°N 2.2927°E / 48.6425; 2.2927
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Essonne
Arrondissement Palaiseau
Canton Brétigny-sur-Orge
Intercommunality CA Cœur d'Essonne
 • Mayor (2017–-) Alain Lamour (PG)
Area1 5.05 km2 (1.95 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 6,661
 • Density 1,300/km2 (3,400/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 91347 /91310
Elevation 37–96 m (121–315 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.

Longpont-sur-Orge is a commune in the Essonne department in Île-de-France in northern France.

Inhabitants of Longpont-sur-Orge are known as Longipontains.

Brico Dépôt, a subsidiary of Kingfisher plc, has its head office in Longpont-sur-Orge.[1][2]


The commune has the following primary school groups, or Groups of preschools (maternelles) and elementary schools: Groupe scolaire de Lormoy, Groupe scolaire des Échassons, Groupe scolaire Jean Ferrat (primary only). Two nearby secondary schools, Collège Jean Moulin (junior high school) and Lycée Léonard de Vinci are in nearby Saint-Michel-sur-Orge.[3]

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  1. ^ "Legal notices Archived 2011-07-08 at the Wayback Machine.." Brico Dépôt. Retrieved on 2 February 2011. "Propriétaire du site : Brico Dépôt Rue de la Tourelle - 91310 LONGPONT SUR ORGE France."
  2. ^ "Brico Dépôt." Kingfisher plc. Retrieved on 2 February 2011. "Head office Rue de la Tourelle 91310 Longpont sur Orge France."
  3. ^ "Enfance et éducation." Longpont-sur-Orge. Retrieved on October 13, 2016.

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