Rungis ( French pronunciation: ) is a [ʁœ̃ʒis] commune in the southern suburbs of Paris, France, in the of département Val-de-Marne.
In the Rungis International Market
It is best known as the location of the large wholesale food market serving the Paris metropolitan area and beyond, the
, said to be the largest food market in the world. Marché d'Intérêt National de Rungis
The name Rungis was recorded for the first time in a royal
charter of 1124 as Rungi Villa.
Economy [ edit ]
Rungis is the home base for the headquarters of the
Système U supermarket cooperative, [1 ] Corsair International (previously Corsairfly) and HOP! airlines, [2 ] [3 ] and [4 ] MGA Entertainment's France division. [5 ]
Prior to its disestablishment,
Air Liberté was headquartered in Rungis. [6 ] Airlinair previously had its head office in Rungis. In 2013 Airlinair merged into HOP! [7 ] [8 ]
Transport [ edit ]
Rungis is located 11.6 km (7.2 mi). (7.2 miles) from the center of Paris and 2 km (1.2 mi) from
Orly Airport, at the junction of the A6 and RN7.
Rungis is served by
Rungis – La Fraternelle station on Paris RER line C.
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