Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
|Intercommunality||Communauté d'agglomération du Val Maubuée|
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Daniel Vachez|
|Area1||4.35 km2 (1.68 sq mi)|
|• Density||3,600/km2 (9,200/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|INSEE/Postal code||77337 / 77186|
|Elevation||38–109 m (125–358 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.
Inhabitants of Noisiel are called Noisiéliens.
As of 1998, 8% of the population was Asian and certain parts of the commune had high Asian populations.
Noisiel is synonymous with the name "Menier", famous chocolate makers who built the first automated chocolate production facility in 1825 at a time when the village's inhabitants numbered around 200. The Menier company would prosper and in the 1870s built a complete "town" to accommodate its employees that numbered more than 2000 by the end of the 19th century.
Members of the Menier family were mayors of Noisiel without interruption from May 11, 1871 to November 8, 1959.
- Emile-Justin Menier (1871 to 1881)
- Henri Menier (1881 to 1913)
- Gaston Menier (1913 to 1933)
- Jacques Menier (1934 to 1945)
- Antoine Gilles Menier (1945 to 1959)
The Menier Chocolate factory operated until 1993 and today is a museum and the French head office of the Nestlé company who now own the company. It has been designated by the government of France as a Monument historique and is on the list to be named a UNESCO World Heritage Site .
Noisiel has five groupings of preschools and elementary schools: Allée-des-Bois, Allée des Chevreuils, Bois-de-la-Grange, Ferme-du-Buisson, Jules-Ferry / Maryse-Bastié, Les Noyers, and Les Tilleuls.
The commune has two senior high schools/sixth-form colleges:
Other senior high/sixth-form establishments in surrounding communes:
- Lycée Émily-Brontë (Lognes)
- Lycée René-Descartes (Champs-sur-Marne)
- Lycée Arche-Guédon (Torcy)
- Lycée Jean-Moulin (Torcy)
- 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.
- "Périmètres scolaires et établissements." Noisiel. Retrieved on September 3, 2016.
- "Enseignements secondaire et supérieur." Noisiel. Retrieved on September 3, 2016.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Noisiel.|
- Official site (French)
- Intercommunality of Val Maubuée (French)
- 1999 Land Use, from IAURIF (Institute for Urban Planning and Development of the Paris-Île-de-France région) (English)
- French Ministry of Culture list for Noisiel (French)
- Map of Noisiel on Michelin (English)
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