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Brunoy

Brunoy
Coat of arms of Brunoy
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 Essonne
Arrondissement Évry
Canton Brunoy
Intercommunality Val d'Yerres
Government
 • Mayor (2012–2014) Bruno Gallier
Area1 6.62 km2 (2.56 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 26,324
 • Density 4,000/km2 (10,000/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 91114 / 91800
Elevation 37–94 m (121–308 ft)
(avg. 53 m or 174 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.

Brunoy is a commune in the south-eastern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 20.6 km (12.8 mi) from the center of Paris.

Inhabitants of Brunoy are known as Brunoyens.

The city has a church Saint-Medard, richly decorated in the Organ Festival takes place each year in November.

Brunoy is home to Yeshivas Tomchei Tmimim Lubavitch, which attracts hundreds of students from around the world, most notably from the United States of America and Israel.

Twin towns

The town is twinned with the borough of Reigate and Banstead.[1]

Transportation

Brunoy is served by Brunoy station on Paris RER line D.

References

  • INSEE
  • Mayors of Essonne Association (French)
  1. ^ Reigate & Banstead twinning info

External links

  • Official website (French)
  • Mérimée database - Cultural heritage (French)
  • Land use (IAURIF) (English)
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