Saint-Vrain, Essonne

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The town hall in Saint-Vrain
The town hall in Saint-Vrain
Coat of arms of Saint-Vrain
Coat of arms
Saint-Vrain is located in France
Location within Île-de-France region
Saint-Vrain is located in Île-de-France (region)
Coordinates: 48°32′27″N 2°20′00″E / 48.5408°N 2.3334°E / 48.5408; 2.3334Coordinates: 48°32′27″N 2°20′00″E / 48.5408°N 2.3334°E / 48.5408; 2.3334
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Essonne
Arrondissement Palaiseau
Canton Brétigny-sur-Orge
Intercommunality Val d'Essonne
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean Levilly
Area1 11.57 km2 (4.47 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 2,819
 • Density 240/km2 (630/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 91579 /91770
Elevation 51–83 m (167–272 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.

Saint-Vrain is a commune in the Essonne department in Île-de-France in northern France.

Inhabitants of Saint-Vrain are known as Saint-Vrainois.


The Juine forms the commune's southeastern border.

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A castle with a historic zoological park (with reconstructions of prehistoric scenes) is located here, but has been closed to the public since 1998. The town also has a Louis XV-era obelisk and a thirteenth-century church.

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