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The church of Saint-Germain-de-Paris, in Orly
The church of Saint-Germain-de-Paris, in Orly
Coat of arms of Orly
Coat of arms
Paris and inner ring departments
Paris and inner ring departments
Coordinates: 48°44′38″N 2°23′34″E / 48.7439°N 2.3928°E / 48.7439; 2.3928Coordinates: 48°44′38″N 2°23′34″E / 48.7439°N 2.3928°E / 48.7439; 2.3928
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Val-de-Marne
Arrondissement Créteil
Canton Orly
Intercommunality Grand Paris
 • Mayor Christine Janodet
Area1 6.69 km2 (2.58 sq mi)
Population (2007[1])2 21,372
 • Density 3,200/km2 (8,300/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 94054 /94310

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.

Orly is a commune in the southern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 12.7 km (7.9 mi) from the center of Paris.

The name of Orly came from Latin Aureliacum, "the villa of Aurelius".

Orly Airport partially lies on the territory of the commune of Orly,[2] which gave its name to the airport.


Orly is served by two stations on Paris RER line C: Les Saules and Orly – Ville.


Schools in Orly:[3]

  • Preschools (écoles maternelles): Cité Jardins, Jean Moulin, Joliot-Curie, Marcel Cachin, Noyer-Grenot, Paul Eluard, Romain Rolland
  • Elementary schools (écoles élémentaires): Cité Jardins, Centre, Jean Moulin, Joliot-Curie, Marcel Cachin A and B, Paul Eluard A and B, Romain Rolland A and B
  • Junior high schools: Collège Dorval and Collège Desnos
  • One senior high school/sixth-form college: Lycée des métiers Armand Guillaumin

Lycée Guillaume Apollinaire, a senior high/sixth-form in Thiais; and Lycée Georges Brassens, a senior high/sixth-form in Villeneuve-le-Roi, are nearby.[3]


See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Insee - Populations légales 2007 - 94054-Orly". Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques. Retrieved 2010-01-21. 
  2. ^ "Plan d'Orly" (PDF). Mairie-Orly. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-11-18. Retrieved 2009-10-06. 
  3. ^ a b "Etablissements scolaires." Orly. Retrieved on September 3, 2016.

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