Ballancourt-sur-Essonne

Ballancourt-sur-Essonne is a commune in the Essonne department in Île-de-France in northern France. Inhabitants of Ballancourt-sur-Essonne are known as Ballancourtois.

Ballancourt-sur-Essonne
The town hall of Ballancourt-sur-Essonne
The town hall of Ballancourt-sur-Essonne
Coat of arms of Ballancourt-sur-Essonne
Coat of arms
Location of Ballancourt-sur-Essonne
Ballancourt-sur-Essonne is located in France
Ballancourt-sur-Essonne
Ballancourt-sur-Essonne
Ballancourt-sur-Essonne is located in Île-de-France (region)
Ballancourt-sur-Essonne
Ballancourt-sur-Essonne
Coordinates: 48°31′29″N 2°23′03″E / 48.5247°N 2.3843°E / 48.5247; 2.3843Coordinates: 48°31′29″N 2°23′03″E / 48.5247°N 2.3843°E / 48.5247; 2.3843
CountryFrance
RegionÎle-de-France
DepartmentEssonne
ArrondissementÉvry
CantonMennecy
IntercommunalityVal d'Essonne
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jacques Mione
Area
1
11.30 km2 (4.36 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
7,597
 • Density670/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
91045 /91610
Elevation47–142 m (154–466 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

GeographyEdit

The Essonne forms the commune western border. Ballancourt-sur-Essonne is 37 kilometers south east of Paris-Notre-Dame, point zero from road of France, 13 kilometers south west of Évry, 5 kilometers north east of La Ferté-Alais, 12 kilometers south west of Corbeil-Essonnes, 12 kilometers south east of Arpajon, 15 kilometers south east of Montlhéry, 15 kilometers north west of Milly-la-Forêt, 20 kilometers north east of Étampes, 23 kilometers south east of Palaiseau, 27 kilometers east of Dourdan.

HistoryEdit

The commune is the site of the Château du Saussay.

Architectural heritageEdit

  • The castle of Saussay in the 17th century and its park were awarded historical monument on January 19, 1951.
  • Father of the music rocks(Roches du père la Musique)
  • Chapel Saint-Blaise
  • Saint-Martin's church
  • Maison et parc sauvage de Madame Chaumerdiac situés au 12, rue Pasteur

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.

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