Brie-Comte-Robert

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Brie-Comte-Robert
Brie-Comte-Robert (Île-de-France (region))
Coordinates: 48°41′30″N2°36′30″E / 48.6917°N 2.6083°E / 48.6917; 2.6083 Coordinates: 48°41′30″N2°36′30″E / 48.6917°N 2.6083°E / 48.6917; 2.6083
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Seine-et-Marne
Arrondissement Torcy
Canton Combs-la-Ville
Intercommunality CC L'Orée de la Brie
Government
  Mayor (20202026) Jean Laviolette
Area
1
19.93 km2 (7.70 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018) [1]
18,237
  Density920/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
77053 /77170
Elevation47–104 m (154–341 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Brie-Comte-Robert (French pronunciation:  [bʁi kɔ̃t ʁɔbɛʁ] ( Loudspeaker.svg listen )) is a commune in the Seine-et-Marne department in the Île-de-France region in north-central France.

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Brie-Comte-Robert is on the edge of the plain of Brie and was formerly the capital of the Brie française.

"Brie" comes from the Gaulish briga, meaning "plateau". The "Comte Robert" was Robert I of Dreux who owned the town and was a brother of the King Louis VII.

Population

The inhabitants are called Briards.

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1793 2,600    
1800 2,571−0.16%
1806 2,487−0.55%
1821 2,687+0.52%
1831 2,762+0.28%
1836 2,725−0.27%
1841 2,665−0.44%
1846 2,746+0.60%
1851 2,716−0.22%
1856 2,615−0.76%
1861 2,881+1.96%
1866 2,792−0.63%
1872 2,714−0.47%
1876 2,770+0.51%
1881 2,629−1.04%
1886 2,600−0.22%
1891 2,772+1.29%
1896 2,688−0.61%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1901 2,718+0.22%
1906 2,685−0.24%
1911 2,651−0.25%
1921 2,522−0.50%
1926 2,784+2.00%
1931 3,179+2.69%
1936 3,164−0.09%
1946 3,226+0.19%
1954 3,511+1.06%
1962 4,689+3.68%
1968 6,100+4.48%
1975 8,706+5.21%
1982 10,347+2.50%
1990 11,501+1.33%
1999 13,397+1.71%
2007 15,630+1.95%
2012 16,415+0.98%
2017 17,817+1.65%
Source: EHESS [2] and INSEE (1968-2017) [3]
Town Hall Brie-Comte-Robert Hotel-de-ville.jpg
Town Hall

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References

  1. "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.
  2. Des villages de Cassini aux communes d'aujourd'hui: Commune data sheet Brie-Comte-Robert, EHESS. (in French)
  3. Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE