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Lagny-sur-Marne

Lagny-sur-Marne
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Coordinates:
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Seine-et-Marne
Arrondissement Torcy
Canton Lagny-sur-Marne
Intercommunality Marne et Gondoire
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Patrice Pagny
Area1 5.72 km2 (2.21 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 20,340
 • Density 3,600/km2 (9,200/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 77243 / 77400
Elevation 37–112 m (121–367 ft)
(avg. 44 m or 144 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.

Lagny-sur-Marne (pronounced: ; English: Lagny on the Marne) is a commune in the eastern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located in the Seine-et-Marne department in the Île-de-France 26.1 km (16.2 mi) from the center of Paris.

The commune of Lagny-sur-Marne is part of the Val de Bussy sector, one of the four sectors in the "new town" of Marne-la-Vallée.

History

During the Middle Ages Lagny-sur-Marne was a popular place for tourneys in Northern France. In November 1179 a notable tournament was held by Louis VII of France in honour of the coronation of his son. Later in 1846, Lagny-sur-Marne annexed the commune of Saint-Denis-du-Port.

Demographics

Inhabitants are called Latignaciens or Laniaques.

Economy

When Titus Interactive was active, its head office was in Lagny-sur-Marne.[1]

Transport

Lagny-sur-Marne is served by Lagny – Thorigny station on the Transilien Paris – Est suburban rail line. This station, although administratively located on the territory of the neighboring commune of Thorigny-sur-Marne, lies immediately across the Marne River from the town center of Lagny-sur-marne.

Twin towns

Lagny-sur-Marne is twinned with Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts, Quebec in Canada since 1969, and also Alnwick, Northumberland in England.

Notable residents

See also

References

  • INSEE
  1. ^ "Contact." Titus Interactive. 3 June 2004. Retrieved on 4 September 2012. "Titus Interactive SA : Parc de l'Esplanade 12, rue Enrico Fermi 77462 Lagny sur Marne Cedex. FRANCE"

External links

  • Official site (French)
  • 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 Lagny-sur-Marne (French)
  • Map of Lagny-sur-Marne on Michelin (English)
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