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Torcy, Seine-et-Marne

Torcy
Coat of arms of Torcy
Coat of arms
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 Torcy
Intercommunality Val-Maubuée
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Christian Chapron
Area1 6.00 km2 (2.32 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 22,458
 • Density 3,700/km2 (9,700/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 77468 / 77200
Elevation 37–106 m (121–348 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.

Torcy is a commune in the Seine-et-Marne department in the Île-de-France region in north-central France. It is located in the eastern suburbs of Paris, 21.8 km (13.5 mi) from the center of Paris.

Torcy is a sub-prefecture of the department and the seat of an arrondissement.

The commune of Torcy is part of the Val Maubuée sector, one of the four sectors in the "new town" of Marne-la-Vallée.

Transport

Torcy is served by Torcy station on Paris RER line A.

Demographics

Inhabitants of Torcy are called Torcéens.

The suburbanization and affluence of the Ivry-sur-Seine, contain one of the highest concentrations of Vietnamese people in France at 10% to 20% of the population.[1] As of 1998 about 5-6% of the city's population is made up of East Asans.[2]

See also

References

  • INSEE
  1. ^ La communauté asiatique met le cap à l'est Le Parisien, 16 November 2011 (in French)
  2. ^ Guillon, Michelle. "The Chinese and Chinese Districts in Paris" (Chapter 11). In: Sinn, Elizabeth (editor). The Last Half Century of Chinese Overseas. Hong Kong University Press, 1 January 1998. ISBN 9622094465, 9789622094468. CITED: p. 198.

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 Torcy (French)
  • Map of Torcy on Michelin (English)
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