Longpont-sur-Orge

Longpont-sur-Orge is a commune in the Essonne department in Île-de-France in northern France.

Longpont-sur-Orge
The basilica of Longpont-sur-Orge
The basilica of Longpont-sur-Orge
Coat of arms of Longpont-sur-Orge
Coat of arms
Location of Longpont-sur-Orge
Longpont-sur-Orge is located in France
Longpont-sur-Orge
Longpont-sur-Orge
Longpont-sur-Orge is located in Île-de-France (region)
Longpont-sur-Orge
Longpont-sur-Orge
Coordinates: 48°38′33″N 2°17′34″E / 48.6425°N 2.2927°E / 48.6425; 2.2927Coordinates: 48°38′33″N 2°17′34″E / 48.6425°N 2.2927°E / 48.6425; 2.2927
CountryFrance
RegionÎle-de-France
DepartmentEssonne
ArrondissementPalaiseau
CantonBrétigny-sur-Orge
IntercommunalityCA Cœur d'Essonne
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Alain Lamour (PG)
Area
1
5.05 km2 (1.95 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2017)[1]
6,338
 • Density1,300/km2 (3,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
91347 /91310
Elevation37–96 m (121–315 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 Longpont-sur-Orge are known as Longipontains.

Brico Dépôt, a subsidiary of Kingfisher plc, has its head office in Longpont-sur-Orge.[2][3]

EducationEdit

The commune has the following primary school groups, or Groups of preschools (maternelles) and elementary schools: Groupe scolaire de Lormoy, Groupe scolaire des Échassons, Groupe scolaire Jean Ferrat (primary only). Two nearby secondary schools, Collège Jean Moulin (junior high school) and Lycée Léonard de Vinci are in nearby Saint-Michel-sur-Orge.[4]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.
  2. ^ "Legal notices Archived 2011-07-08 at the Wayback Machine." Brico Dépôt. Retrieved on 2 February 2011. "Propriétaire du site : Brico Dépôt Rue de la Tourelle - 91310 LONGPONT SUR ORGE France."
  3. ^ "Brico Dépôt Archived 2011-06-11 at the Wayback Machine." Kingfisher plc. Retrieved on 2 February 2011. "Head office Rue de la Tourelle 91310 Longpont sur Orge France."
  4. ^ "Enfance et éducation." Longpont-sur-Orge. Retrieved on October 13, 2016.

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