Saint-Brice-sous-Forêt

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Saint-Brice-sous-Forêt
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Saint-Brice-sous-Forêt
Coat of arms
Location of Saint-Brice-sous-Forêt
Saint-Brice-sous-Forêt is located in France
Saint-Brice-sous-Forêt
Saint-Brice-sous-Forêt
Saint-Brice-sous-Forêt is located in Île-de-France (region)
Saint-Brice-sous-Forêt
Saint-Brice-sous-Forêt
Coordinates: 48°59′57″N 2°21′28″E / 48.9992°N 2.3578°E / 48.9992; 2.3578Coordinates: 48°59′57″N 2°21′28″E / 48.9992°N 2.3578°E / 48.9992; 2.3578
CountryFrance
RegionÎle-de-France
DepartmentVal-d'Oise
ArrondissementSarcelles
CantonDeuil-la-Barre
IntercommunalityCA Plaine Vallée
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2020) Alain Lorand
Area
1
6.00 km2 (2.32 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
14,883
 • Density2,500/km2 (6,400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
95539 /95350
Elevation60–140 m (200–460 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Saint-Brice-sous-Forêt is a commune in the Val-d'Oise department in Île-de-France in northern France.

Education[edit]

In the commune there are four preschools/nurseries, four elementary schools, and one junior high school with a total of about 1,500 students as of 2016.[2]

Primary schools:[3]

  • Preschools/nurseries: Jean Charron, Alphonse Daudet, Charles Perrault (includes buildings A and B), and Léon Rouvrais
  • Elementary schools: Pierre et Marie Curie, Jules Ferry, Jean de la Fontaine, and Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Collège de Nézant is the junior high school in the commune. There are two senior high schools/sixth-form colleges in surrounding areas: Lycée Camille Saint-Saëns in Deuil-la-Barre and Lycée Jean-Jacques Rousseau in Montmorency.[4]

Famous residents[edit]

  • The surrealist Paul Éluard lived in Saint-Brice-sous-Forêt, and invited several future surrealists to his home including Max Ernst, André Breton and Robert Desnos.
  • American author Edith Wharton lived in Saint-Brice-sous-Forêt from 1919 until her death in 1937. The road she lived on has since been named after her.
Gardens of the Pavilion Colombe, Edith Wharton's villa

Nearby cities[edit]

The commune is bordered on the north by Piscop, which is administratively managed by Saint-Brice-sous-Forêt, on the east by Sarcelles, on the south by Groslay, and on the west by Montmorency.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.
  2. ^ "Écoles." Saint-Brice-sous-Forêt. Retrieved on September 14, 2016. "La Ville accueille plus de 1 500 élèves dans ses écoles et propose des activités sur le temps périscolaire."
  3. ^ "Établissements scolaires." Saint-Brice-sous-Forêt. Retrieved on September 14, 2016.
  4. ^ "Collèges et lycées." Saint-Brice-sous-Forêt. Retrieved on September 14, 2016.

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