The Full Wiki

L'Haÿ-les-Roses: Wikis

Advertisements
  
  

Note: Many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the Wikipedia article! This article doesn't yet, but we're working on it! See more info or our list of citable articles.

Encyclopedia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Coordinates: 48°46′22″N 2°20′11″E / 48.7727°N 2.3363°E / 48.7727; 2.3363

Commune of L'Haÿ-les-Roses

Lhay-les-roses heraldique.jpg
Pavillon normand.jpg
Location
L'Haÿ-les-Roses map.svg
Paris and inner ring departments
Administration
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Val-de-Marne
Arrondissement L'Haÿ-les-Roses
Canton L'Haÿ-les-Roses
Intercommunality Val de Bièvre
Statistics
Elevation 45–110 m (148–361 ft)
Land area1 3.8 km2 (1.5 sq mi)
Population2 29,671  (2006)
 - Density 7,808 /km2 (20,220 /sq mi)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.
2 Population sans doubles comptes: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

L'Haÿ-les-Roses is a commune in the southern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 8.5 km (5.3 miles) from the centre of Paris. L'Haÿ-les-Roses is a sous-préfecture of the Val-de-Marne département, being the seat of the Arrondissement of L'Haÿ-les-Roses.

L'Haÿ-les-Roses owes the second part of its name to a famous rose garden located there.

Contents

Name

The commune of L'Haÿ-les-Roses was originally called simply L'Haÿ. The name was recorded for the first time in a charter of Charlemagne in 798 as Laiacum, sometimes also spelt Lagiacum, meaning "estate of Lagius", a Gallo-Roman landowner. The name was later corrupted into Lay, Lahy, and eventually L'Haÿ.

In May 1914 the name of the commune became officially L'Haÿ-les-Roses (meaning "L'Haÿ the roses") in honour of Roseraie du Val-de-Marne, the renowned rose garden created in 1899 by Jules Gravereaux, one of the founders of the Bon Marché department store in Paris.

Transport

L'Haÿ-les-Roses is not served by any station of the Paris Métro, RER, or suburban rail network. The closest station to L'Haÿ-les-Roses is Bourg-la-Reine station on Paris RER line B. This station is located in the neighbouring commune of Bourg-la-Reine, 1.7 km (1.1 miles) from the town centre of L'Haÿ-les-Roses.

Personalities

International relations

L'Haÿ-les-Roses is twinned with:

See also

References

External links

Advertisements

Redirecting to L'Haÿ-les-Roses


Advertisements






Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address
Message