Barbizon

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The town hall in Barbizon
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Location of Barbizon
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Coordinates: 48°26′48″N2°36′20″E / 48.4467°N 2.6056°E / 48.4467; 2.6056 Coordinates: 48°26′48″N2°36′20″E / 48.4467°N 2.6056°E / 48.4467; 2.6056
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Seine-et-Marne
Arrondissement Fontainebleau
Canton Fontainebleau
Intercommunality CA Pays de Fontainebleau
Government
  Mayor (20142020) Philippe Douce
Area
1
5.27 km2 (2.03 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018) [1]
1,169
  Density220/km2 (570/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
77022 /77630
Elevation75–93 m (246–305 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Barbizon (French:  [baʁbizɔ̃] ( Loudspeaker.svg listen )) is a commune (town) in the Seine-et-Marne department in north-central France. It is located near the Fontainebleau Forest.

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Demographics

The inhabitants are called Barbizonais.

Art history

The Barbizon school of painters is named after the village; Théodore Rousseau and Jean-François Millet, leaders of the school, made their homes and died in the village. Leon Trotsky also lived here for a short time.

International relations

Twin towns

Friendship cities

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References

  1. "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.