Villiers-sur-Marne

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Villiers-sur-Marne
The Place Rémoiville
The Place Rémoiville
Coat of arms of Villiers-sur-Marne
Paris and inner ring departments
Paris and inner ring departments
Location of Villiers-sur-Marne
Villiers-sur-Marne is located in France
Villiers-sur-Marne
Villiers-sur-Marne
Villiers-sur-Marne is located in Île-de-France (region)
Villiers-sur-Marne
Villiers-sur-Marne
Coordinates: 48°49′39″N 2°32′41″E / 48.8275°N 2.5447°E / 48.8275; 2.5447Coordinates: 48°49′39″N 2°32′41″E / 48.8275°N 2.5447°E / 48.8275; 2.5447
CountryFrance
RegionÎle-de-France
DepartmentVal-de-Marne
ArrondissementNogent-sur-Marne
CantonVilliers-sur-Marne
IntercommunalityGrand Paris
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Jacques-Alain Bénisti[1]
Area
1
4.33 km2 (1.67 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
28,895
 • Density6,700/km2 (17,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
94079 /94350
Elevation66–103 m (217–338 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Villiers-sur-Marne (French pronunciation: [vilje syʁ maʁn] (listen), literally Villiers sur Marne) is a commune in the eastern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 14.8 km (9.2 mi) from the center of Paris.

The commune of Villiers-sur-Marne is part of the sector of Porte de Paris, one of the four sectors of the "new town" of Marne-la-Vallée.

History[edit]

On 7 July 1899, a part of the territory of Villiers-sur-Marne was detached and merged with a part of the territory of La Queue-en-Brie and a part of the territory of Chennevières-sur-Marne to create the commune of Le Plessis-Trévise.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1793 600—    
1800 718+2.60%
1806 671−1.12%
1821 704+0.32%
1831 744+0.55%
1836 700−1.21%
1841 721+0.59%
1846 765+1.19%
1851 719−1.23%
1856 853+3.48%
1861 824−0.69%
1866 919+2.21%
1872 990+1.25%
1876 1,109+2.88%
1881 1,287+3.02%
1886 1,493+3.01%
1891 1,750+3.23%
1896 2,055+3.27%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1901 1,935−1.20%
1906 2,552+5.69%
1911 3,011+3.36%
1921 3,827+2.43%
1926 5,613+7.96%
1931 6,145+1.83%
1936 7,020+2.70%
1946 7,172+0.21%
1954 9,205+3.17%
1962 13,068+4.48%
1968 15,789+3.20%
1975 22,293+5.05%
1982 22,022−0.17%
1990 22,740+0.40%
1999 26,632+1.77%
2007 28,158+0.70%
2012 27,737−0.30%
2017 28,456+0.51%
Source: EHESS[3] and INSEE (1968-2017)[4]

Transport[edit]

Villiers-sur-Marne is served by Villiers-sur-Marne–Le Plessis-Trévise station on Paris RER line E.

Education[edit]

There are seven preschools and seven elementary schools.[5]

There are two junior high schools, Collège Pierre et Marie Curie, and Collège Les Prunais.[8]

Twin towns – sister cities[edit]

Villiers-sur-Marne is twinned with:[9]

Until November 2011, it was also twinned with Bishop's Stortford in the United Kingdom, when the English town controversially cut its links with Villiers-sur-Marne, as well as Friedberg.[10]

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  3. ^ Des villages de Cassini aux communes d'aujourd'hui: Commune data sheet Villiers-sur-Marne, EHESS. (in French)
  4. ^ Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE
  5. ^ "Les écoles." Villiers-sur-Marne. Retrieved on September 3, 2016.
  6. ^ "Maternelles." Villiers-sur-Marne. Retrieved on September 3, 2016.
  7. ^ "Ecoles elementaires." Villiers-sur-Marne. Retrieved on September 3, 2016.
  8. ^ "Les collèges." Villiers-sur-Marne. Retrieved on September 3, 2016.
  9. ^ "Le jumelage". villiers94.fr (in French). Villiers-sur-Marne. Retrieved 2021-04-10.
  10. ^ Article dated 2 December 2011 France 24: 'English town cuts links with French and German twins', accessed 8 December 2011

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