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Coulommiers is a commune in the Seine-et-Marne department in the Île-de-France in north-central France.

Coulommiers
Commanderie of the Knights Templar
Commanderie of the Knights Templar
Coat of arms of Coulommiers
Coat of arms
Location of Coulommiers
Coulommiers is located in France
Coulommiers
Coulommiers
Coulommiers is located in Île-de-France (region)
Coulommiers
Coulommiers
Coordinates: 48°49′29″N 3°06′24″E / 48.8247°N 3.1068°E / 48.8247; 3.1068Coordinates: 48°49′29″N 3°06′24″E / 48.8247°N 3.1068°E / 48.8247; 3.1068
CountryFrance
RegionÎle-de-France
DepartmentSeine-et-Marne
ArrondissementMeaux
CantonCoulommiers
IntercommunalityCA Coulommiers Pays de Brie
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Franck Riester
Area
1
10.93 km2 (4.22 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
15,270
 • Density1,400/km2 (3,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
77131 /77120
Elevation66–156 m (217–512 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

It is also the name of a cheese of the Brie family produced around that city.

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DemographicsEdit

Inhabitants of Coulommiers are called Columériens.

Twin townsEdit

Coulommiers was twinned with Leighton Buzzard in 1958[2] and with Titisee-Neustadt in 1971. The twinning was renewed in 1982.

MiscellaneousEdit

Coulommiers has been selected to be the first town in France to go fully digital for its terrestrial television, with analog switch-off in January 2009.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ "British towns twinned with French towns". Archant Community Media Ltd. Archived from the original on 2013-07-05. Retrieved 2013-07-11.

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