Villeneuve-Saint-Georges

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The town hall of Villeneuve-Saint-Georges
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Villeneuve-Saint-Georges
Villeneuve-Saint-Georges (Île-de-France (region))
Coordinates: 48°43′57″N2°26′59″E / 48.7325°N 2.4497°E / 48.7325; 2.4497 Coordinates: 48°43′57″N2°26′59″E / 48.7325°N 2.4497°E / 48.7325; 2.4497
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Val-de-Marne
Arrondissement L'Haÿ-les-Roses
Canton Villeneuve-Saint-Georges and Choisy-le-Roi
Intercommunality Grand Paris
Government
  Mayor (20082014) Sylvie Altman
Area
1
8.75 km2 (3.38 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01) [1]
33,135
  Density3,800/km2 (9,800/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
94078 /94190
Elevation30–93 m (98–305 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Villeneuve-Saint-Georges (French pronunciation:  [vilnœːv sɛ̃ ʒɔʁʒ] ) is a small commune in the southeastern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 15.5 kilometres (9.6 miles) from the center of Paris.

The commune is a level of administrative division in the French Republic. French communes are analogous to civil townships and incorporated municipalities in the United States and Canada, Gemeinden in Germany, comuni in Italy or ayuntamiento in Spain. The United Kingdom has no exact equivalent, as communes resemble districts in urban areas, but are closer to parishes in rural areas where districts are much larger. Communes are based on historical geographic communities or villages and are vested with significant powers to manage the populations and land of the geographic area covered. The communes are the fourth-level administrative divisions of France.

Paris Capital of France

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France Republic in Europe with several non-European regions

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Transport

Villeneuve-Saint-Georges is served by two stations on Paris RER line D: Villeneuve Triage and Villeneuve-Saint-Georges.

The RER D is one of five RER lines serving Paris, France. It connects Orry-la-Ville and Creil in the north to Melun, Corbeil-Essonnes and Malesherbes in the south, passing through the heart of Paris.

Demography

Historical population
YearPop.±%
17931,088    
1800939−13.7%
1806964+2.7%
1821953−1.1%
18311,090+14.4%
18361,083−0.6%
18411,035−4.4%
18461,071+3.5%
18511,069−0.2%
18561,031−3.6%
18611,069+3.7%
18661,758+64.5%
YearPop.±%
18721,627−7.5%
18762,262+39.0%
18812,588+14.4%
18864,315+66.7%
18915,193+20.3%
18966,485+24.9%
19018,178+26.1%
19069,661+18.1%
191111,393+17.9%
192114,034+23.2%
192616,477+17.4%
193119,625+19.1%
YearPop.±%
193621,237+8.2%
194618,299−13.8%
195421,596+18.0%
196228,091+30.1%
196830,467+8.5%
197531,664+3.9%
198228,119−11.2%
199026,952−4.2%
199928,361+5.2%
200630,874+8.9%

Education

The commune is served by multiple primary schools. [2]

Secondary schools: [3]

International relations

Villeneuve-Saint-Georges is twinned with:

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Aerial view of Villeneuve-Saint-Georges

Notable people

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References

  1. "Populations légales 2016". INSEE . Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. "Écoles maternelles et élémentaires." Villeneuve-Saint-Georges. Retrieved on September 11, 2016.
  3. "Enseignement secondaire & supérieur Les établissements." Villeneuve-Saint-Georges. Retrieved on September 11, 2016.
  4. 1 2 Eastleigh Borough Council (2011). "Eastleigh Borough Council: Twin Towns". eastleigh.gov.uk. Archived from the original on 23 July 2011. Retrieved 20 May 2011.
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