Bures-sur-Yvette

Bures-sur-Yvette (French pronunciation: [byʁ syʁ ivɛt] (About this soundlisten), literally Bures on Yvette) is a commune in the Essonne department in Île-de-France in northern France.

Bures-sur-Yvette
The town hall of Bures-sur-Yvette
The town hall of Bures-sur-Yvette
Coat of arms of Bures-sur-Yvette
Location of Bures-sur-Yvette
Bures-sur-Yvette is located in France
Bures-sur-Yvette
Bures-sur-Yvette
Bures-sur-Yvette is located in Île-de-France (region)
Bures-sur-Yvette
Bures-sur-Yvette
Coordinates: 48°41′49″N 2°09′50″E / 48.6969°N 2.1639°E / 48.6969; 2.1639Coordinates: 48°41′49″N 2°09′50″E / 48.6969°N 2.1639°E / 48.6969; 2.1639
CountryFrance
RegionÎle-de-France
DepartmentEssonne
ArrondissementPalaiseau
CantonGif-sur-Yvette
IntercommunalityCA Paris-Saclay
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Jean-François Vigier[1]
Area
1
4.17 km2 (1.61 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[2]
9,577
 • Density2,300/km2 (5,900/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
91122 /91440
Elevation56–163 m (184–535 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Inhabitants of Bures-sur-Yvette are known as Buressois.

GeographyEdit

Bures-sur-Yvette is located in the Vallée de Chevreuse on the river Yvette, along which the RER line B is laid. The stations on the line serving the commune are Bures-sur-Yvette and La Hacquinière. Adjacent communes are Orsay, Gif-sur-Yvette, Gometz-le-Châtel, and Les Ulis. The small town is also twinned with Crewkerne UK.

ResearchEdit

Bures-sur-Yvette hosts the greater part of the Orsay campus of the University of Paris-Sud (Paris XI), as well as the Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques (IHÉS).

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2018". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 28 December 2020.

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