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The church of Notre-Dame, in Villecresnes
The church of Notre-Dame, in Villecresnes
Coat of arms of Villecresnes
Coat of arms
Paris and inner ring departments
Paris and inner ring departments
Coordinates: 48°43′17″N 2°32′03″E / 48.7214°N 2.5342°E / 48.7214; 2.5342Coordinates: 48°43′17″N 2°32′03″E / 48.7214°N 2.5342°E / 48.7214; 2.5342
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Val-de-Marne
Arrondissement Créteil
Intercommunality Plateau Briard
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Daniel Wappler
Area1 5.62 km2 (2.17 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 9,401
 • Density 1,700/km2 (4,300/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 94075 / 94440
Elevation 50–111 m (164–364 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.

Villecresnes is a commune in the southeastern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 20.1 km (12.5 mi) from the center of Paris. The journalist William Irigoyen was born in Villecresnes in 1970.


Villecresnes is served by no station of the Paris Métro, RER, or suburban rail network. The closest station to Villecresnes is Boissy-Saint-Léger station on Paris RER line A. This station is located in the neighboring commune of Boissy-Saint-Léger, 4 km (2.5 mi) from the town center of Villecresnes.


Schools in the commune include:[1]

  • Three public preschools (maternelles): du Château, des Fleurs, du Réveillon
  • One public group of preschools/elementary schools: Mélanie Bonis
  • One public elementary school: des Merles
  • One public junior high school: Collège public La Guinette
  • A private preschool: Le Petit cours

For high school students attend Lycée public Guillaume Budé in nearby Limeil-Brévannes.[1]

Twin towns[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Les écoles." Villecresnes. Retrieved on September 11, 2016.

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