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Longjumeau

Longjumeau
Nativelle Park
Nativelle Park
Coat of arms of Longjumeau
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 Palaiseau
Canton Longjumeau
Intercommunality Europ'Essonne
Government
 • Mayor (since 4 April 2014) Sandrine Gelot-Rateau (UMP)
Area1 4.84 km2 (1.87 sq mi)
 • Urban 4.84 km2 (1.87 sq mi)
Population (2011)2 21,510
 • Density 4,400/km2 (12,000/sq mi)
Demonym Longjumellois
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 91345 / 91160
Elevation 40–93 m (131–305 ft)
Website www.longjumeau.fr

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.

Longjumeau (French pronunciation: ​) is a commune in the southern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 18.2 km (11.3 mi) from the center of Paris.

Inhabitants of Longjumeau are known as Longjumellois (French pronunciation: ​).

Transportation

Longjumeau is served by two stations on Paris RER line C: Longjumeau, Gravigny – Balizy and Chilly Mazarin RER, which are peaceful due to the low transit.

Personalities

Trivia

Longjumeau is the setting for the opera-comique Le postillon de Longjumeau by Adolphe Adam where it is presented as an early 19th-century rural community. The opera was first performed in Paris at the Opéra-Comique on 13 October 1836. Performances followed in London at the St. James Theatre on 13 March 1837, and in New Orleans at the Théâtre d'Orléans on 19 April 1838.

Longjumeau is twinned with Pontypool in South Wales, UK.

See also

References

  • INSEE
  • Mayors of Essonne Association (French)

External links

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