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Soisy-Bouy

Soisy-Bouy
Soisy-Bouy
Soisy-Bouy

Coordinates: 48°30′40″N 3°17′44″E / 48.5111°N 3.2956°E / 48.5111; 3.2956Coordinates: 48°30′40″N 3°17′44″E / 48.5111°N 3.2956°E / 48.5111; 3.2956

Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Seine-et-Marne
Arrondissement Provins
Canton Provins
Intercommunality Provinois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Patrick Sottiez
Area
 • Land1 11.34 km2 (4.38 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 792
 • Population2 density 70/km2 (180/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 77456 / 77650
Elevation 71–162 m (233–531 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.

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

History

On 16 November 1240, Edmund Rich (1175–1240), also known as Saint Edmund or Eadmund of Canterbury, and as Saint Edmund of Abingdon, a 13th-century archbishop of Canterbury in England, died here at the house of Augustinian Canons.

Demographics

Inhabitants of Soisy-Bouy are called Bouyards.

See also

References

  • INSEE

External links

  • 1999 Land Use, from IAURIF (Institute for Urban Planning and Development of the Paris-Île-de-France région) (English)
  • Map of Soisy-Bouy on Michelin (English)
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