The town hall in Morsang-sur-Seine
|Intercommunality||Sénart en Essonne|
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||François Fuseau|
|Area1||4.39 km2 (1.69 sq mi)|
|• Density||130/km2 (330/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|INSEE/Postal code||91435 /91250|
|Elevation||32–93 m (105–305 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.
The orientalist Rubens Duval (1839–1911) was born in Morsang-sur-Seine.
Located right bank of the Seine, on a bend of the Seine and backed by the forest of Rougeau, Morsang-sur-seine is a rural Department of Essonne.
Although at least 40 kilometers from Paris, by a wise policy planning, it has preserved its original charm and offers quiet and residential comfort.
Village life as naturally turned toward the river (plant water production, shipbuilding, water sports, camping, fishing) to the forest (logging, sports, hunting).
|Type of occupation||Percentage||Area
|Urban space builds||9,8 %||43,59|
|Urban no constructed||12,2 %||54,12|
|Rural space||78,0 %||347,18|
|Source : Iaurif|
Morsang-sur-Seine, situated in Île-de-France, benefit from an oceanic climate fresh winters and soft summer, with regular precipitation on the whole year. On average annual, the temperature becomes established in 10,8 °C, with an annual maximal average of 15,2 °C and a minimal average of 6,4 °C. The record of the lowest temperature was established on January 17th, 1985 with 19,8 °C. The slightest urban population density explains a constant negative difference from two to three degrees raised(found) between Auvernaux and Paris. The period of sunshine adding up 1 798 hours is comparable to all the regions in the North of the Loire but lesser than in the North of the department by the frequent presence of tablecloth of mist near the Seine, fields and vast forests. The precipitation become established in annual 598,3 millimeters, with a monthly average close to fifty millimeters and a point(headland) in sixty three millimeters in May.
- Fiche communale d'occupation des sols en 2008 sur le site de l'Iaurif. Consulté le 11/11/2010.
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- Land use (IAURIF) (in English)
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