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Coat of arms of Dammarie-lès-Lys
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Dammarie-lès-Lys is located in France
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Seine-et-Marne
Arrondissement Melun
Canton Perthes
Intercommunality Melun-Val de Seine
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Claude Mignon
Area1 10.24 km2 (3.95 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 21,081
 • Density 2,100/km2 (5,300/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 77152 / 77190
Elevation 37–93 m (121–305 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.

Dammarie-lès-Lys (officially Dammarie-les-Lys) is a commune in the south-eastern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located in the Seine-et-Marne department in the Île-de-France region 43.3 km (26.9 mi) from the center of Paris.


During the French Revolution, Dammarie-lès-Lys (meaning "Dammarie near the [Royal Abbaye of] Lys") was temporarily renamed Dammarie-les-Fontaines (meaning "Dammarie the fountains") due to the royal symbolism of the fleurs de lis and the religious connotation of the name.


Inhabitants of Dammarie-lès-Lys are called Dammariens.


Dammarie-lès-Lys is served by Vosves station on the Transilien Paris – Lyon suburban rail line . It is also served by Melun station, which is an interchange between Paris RER line , Transilien , and several national rail lines. This station is located at the border between the communities of Dammarie-lès-Lys and Melun, on the Melun side of the border.

Cultural heritage

Dammarie features the ruins of a typical Cistercian architecture abbey from the thirteenth century. It was destroyed during the Hundred Years War, rebuilt, and partly destroyed again during the French Revolution. This monument has been labeled

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