Villeneuve-le-Roi

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Villeneuve-le-Roi
The church of Villeneuve-le-Roi
The church of Villeneuve-le-Roi
Coat of arms of Villeneuve-le-Roi
Coat of arms
Paris and inner ring departments
Paris and inner ring departments
Coordinates: 48°44′00″N 2°25′00″E / 48.7333°N 2.4167°E / 48.7333; 2.4167Coordinates: 48°44′00″N 2°25′00″E / 48.7333°N 2.4167°E / 48.7333; 2.4167
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Val-de-Marne
Arrondissement Créteil
Canton Villeneuve-le-Roi
Government
 • Mayor Didier Gonzales
Area1 8.40 km2 (3.24 sq mi)
Population (2007)2 18,503
 • Density 2,200/km2 (5,700/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 94077 /94290
Elevation 30–91 m (98–299 ft)
Website www.villeneuve-le-roi.fr

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.

Villeneuve-le-Roi is a commune in the southern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 13.7 km (8.5 mi) from the center of Paris. The early 19th-century French orientalist Jean-Baptiste Rousseau (1780–1831) was born in Villeneuve-le-Roi on the boat that arrived from Auxerre.

Paris-Orly Airport is partially located in the commune.[1]

Twin towns[edit]

Villeneuve-le-Roi is twinned with the towns of Stourport-on-Severn, Worcestershire, England and Vratsa, Bulgaria

Transport[edit]

Villeneuve-le-Roi is served by Villeneuve-le-Roi station on Paris RER line C.

Education[edit]

Communal schools include:[2]

  • Preschools (écoles maternelles): Cites-Unies, Paul-Painlevé, Paul-Bert, Paul-Eluard, Pauline-Kergomard, and Annie-Fratellini
  • Elementary schools: Paul-Bert, Paul-Painlevé, Jules-Ferry, and Jean-Moulin

There are two junior high schools:

  • Collège Jean Macé Villeneuve Le Roi[3]
  • Collège Jules Ferry[4]

There is one senior high school: Lycée Georges Brassens.[5]

The commune has a public library, Bibliothèque municipale Anatole-France.[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Plan de la ville." Villeneuve-le-Roi. Retrieved on 6 October 2009.
  2. ^ "Ecoles maternelles et élémentaires." Villeneuve-le-Roi. Retrieved on September 3, 2016.
  3. ^ Home. Collège Jean Macé Villeneuve Le Roi. Retrieved on September 3, 2016.
  4. ^ Home. Collège Jules Ferry. Retrieved on September 3, 2016.
  5. ^ Home. Lycée Georges Brassens (Villeneuve-le-Roi). Retrieved on September 3, 2016.
  6. ^ "Bibliothèque." Villeneuve-le-Roi. Retrieved on September 3, 2016.

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