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Coordinates: 48°39′07″N 2°24′50″E / 48.65194°N 2.41389°E / 48.65194; 2.41389

Commune of Ris-Orangis

Location
Ris-Orangis map.png
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Coordinates 48°39′07″N 2°24′50″E / 48.65194°N 2.41389°E / 48.65194; 2.41389
Administration
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Essonne
Arrondissement Évry
Canton Ris-Orangis (chief town)
Intercommunality CA Évry Centre Essonne
Mayor Thierry Mandon
(2008–2014)
Statistics
Elevation 32–82 m (100–270 ft)
Land area1 8.71 km2 (3.36 sq mi)
Population2 26,300  (2005 [1])
 - Density 3,020 /km2 (7,800 /sq mi)
Miscellaneous
INSEE/Postal code 91521/ 91130
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.

Ris-Orangis is a commune in the southern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 22.6 km (14 mi) from the center of Paris.

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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.

Demographics

At the 1999 census, the population was 24,436. The estimate for 2005 was 26,300.

Inhabitants of Ris-Orangis are known as Rissois.

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

  1. ^ 2005 estimate, 24,436 at the 1999 census

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