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Coulommiers, Seine-et-Marne

Coulommiers
Commanderie of the Knights Templar
Commanderie of the Knights Templar
Coulommiers is located in France
Coulommiers
Coordinates:
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Seine-et-Marne
Arrondissement Meaux
Canton Coulommiers
Intercommunality Brie des Templiers
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Franck Riester
Area1 10.93 km2 (4.22 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 14,200
 • Density 1,300/km2 (3,400/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 77131 / 77120
Elevation 66–156 m (217–512 ft)

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.

Coulommiers is a commune in the Seine-et-Marne department in the Île-de-France in north-central France.

It is also the name of a cheese of the Brie family produced around that city.

Contents

  • Demographics 1
  • Twin towns 2
  • Miscellaneous 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Demographics

Inhabitants of Coulommiers are called Columériens.

Twin towns

Coulommiers was twinned with Leighton Buzzard in 1958[1] and with Titisee-Neustadt in 1971. The twinning was renewed in 1982.

Miscellaneous

Coulommiers has been selected to be the first town in France to go fully digital for its terrestrial television, with analog switch-off in January 2009.

See also

References

  • INSEE
  1. ^ "British towns twinned with French towns". Archant Community Media Ltd. Retrieved 2013-07-11. 

External links

  • Site of Coulommiers Site of Coulommiers
  • 1999 Land Use, from IAURIF (Institute for Urban Planning and Development of the Paris-Île-de-France région) (English)
  • French Ministry of Culture list for Coulommiers (French)
  • Map of Coulommiers on Michelin (English)
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