The town hall in Saulx-les-Chartreux
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Jean Flegeo|
|Area1||7.65 km2 (2.95 sq mi)|
|• Density||650/km2 (1,700/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|INSEE/Postal code||91587 /91160|
|Elevation||43–158 m (141–518 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 Saulx-les-Chartreux are known as Salucéens.
The name of the city come from a tree: Saule (willow tree in French). Monks built a monastery in this village during the 11th century, and lived there until the Wars of Religion in 1592, when Condé soldiers came to burn the place.
- Adolphe Adam (Musician and composer) lived in Saulx-les-Chartreux
Places and monuments
- Notre Dame de l'Assomption, church built during 11th and 16th centuries
- Forest with specific geologic place
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- Saulx Les Chartreux website (French)
- Mérimée database - Cultural heritage (French)
- Land use (IAURIF) (English)
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