Tournan-en-Brie

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Tournan-en-Brie
Commune
The town hall of Tournan-en-Brie
The town hall of Tournan-en-Brie
Coat of arms of Tournan-en-Brie
Coat of arms
Map commune FR insee code 77470.png
Coordinates: 48°44′22″N 2°46′03″E / 48.7394°N 2.7675°E / 48.7394; 2.7675Coordinates: 48°44′22″N 2°46′03″E / 48.7394°N 2.7675°E / 48.7394; 2.7675
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Seine-et-Marne
Arrondissement Torcy
Canton Ozoir-la-Ferrière
Intercommunality Les Portes Briardes Entre Ville et Forêts
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Laurent Gautier
Area1 15.47 km2 (5.97 sq mi)
Population (2013)2 8,439
 • Density 550/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 77470 /77220
Elevation 86–116 m (282–381 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.

Tournan-en-Brie, or simply Tournan, is a commune in the Seine-et-Marne department in the Île-de-France region in north-central France. It is located in the Paris metropolitan area.

History[edit]

In the fourteenth century a castle was mentioned belonging to the House of Garlande, whose lords were Guy de Garlande (who still lived in 1186), Anseau Ier de Garlande (of which there is no title), Anseau II de Garlande (who lived in 1192), Robert of Garlande and Anseau III of Garlande (from 1246 to 1255).

Transportation[edit]

Tournan is the terminus station of a regional railway line starting from the Gare Saint Lazare RER E / EOLE in Paris.

Demographics[edit]

Inhabitants of Tournan-en-Brie are called Tournanais.

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