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Ris-Orangis

Ris-Orangis
The town hall in Ris-Orangis
The town hall in Ris-Orangis
Coat of arms of Ris-Orangis
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 Ris-Orangis
Intercommunality Évry Centre Essonne
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Stéphane Raffalli
Area1 8.71 km2 (3.36 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 26,863
 • Density 3,100/km2 (8,000/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 91521 / 91130
Elevation 32–82 m (105–269 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.

Ris-Orangis is a commune in the southern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located from the center of Paris.

Inhabitants of Ris-Orangis are known as Rissois.

History

The commune of Ris-Orangis was created in 1793 by the merger of the commune of Ris with the commune of Orangis. The commune town hall (mairie) is located in Ris.

Personalities

Transport

Ris-Orangis is served by three stations on Paris RER line D: Ris-Orangis, Grand-Bourg, and Orangis – Bois de l'Épine.

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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