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Sections of Marne-la-Vallée
The different communes making up Marne-la-Vallée:[EPA 1][EPA 2]
  Sector I (Porte de Paris) : 3 communes.
  Sector II (Val Maubuée) : 6 communes.
  Sector III (Val de Bussy) : 12 communes.
  Sector IV (Val d'Europe) : 5 communes, and, in light green, Villeneuve-le-Comte.

Marne-la-Vallée (French: [maʁn la va.le]) is a new town located near Paris, France.

Disneyland Paris, Disney Studio,[1] Val d'Europe, Université Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée, ESIEE Paris, and École des Ponts ParisTech are located in Marne-la-Vallée.

StatusEdit

Marne-la-Vallée has been gradually built up since the first plans in 1965 and now covers an area of over 15,000 hectares (37,000 acres) and includes 26 communes, in the départements of Seine-et-Marne, Seine-Saint-Denis and Val-de-Marne. Total population (2007) is 282,150.

For administrative purposes, the area has been divided into four sectors:

Department Seine-Saint-Denis
Val-de-Marne
Seine-et-Marne
Sector Porte de Paris Val Maubuée Val de Bussy Val d'Europe
List of
communes
  1. Noisy-le-Grand
  2. Bry-sur-Marne
  3. Villiers-sur-Marne
  1. Champs-sur-Marne
  2. Croissy-Beaubourg
  3. Émerainville
  4. Lognes
  5. Noisiel
  6. Torcy
  1. Bussy-Saint-Georges
  2. Bussy-Saint-Martin
  3. Chanteloup-en-Brie
  4. Collégien
  5. Conches-sur-Gondoire
  6. Ferrières-en-Brie
  1. Gouvernes
  2. Guermantes
  3. Jossigny
  4. Lagny-sur-Marne
  5. Montévrain
  6. Saint-Thibault-des-Vignes
  1. Bailly-Romainvilliers
  2. Chessy
  3. Coupvray
  4. Magny-le-Hongre
  5. Serris

DemographicsEdit

As of 1990 fewer than 10,000 persons of East/Southeast Asian origin resided in six communes of Marne-la-Vallée. 26% of the population of Lognes was Asian, and other percentages were 8% in Noisiel, 5-6% in Noisy-le-Grand, and 5-6% in Torcy. In 1982 there were 6,000 Asians in Marne-la-Vallée, making up 3-4% of the area's population. In 1987 the number increased to 9,000.[2]

EconomyEdit

 
Marne-la-Vallée in relation to Paris

EducationEdit

In popular cultureEdit

Louise, the main character in Éric Rohmer's 1984 film Full Moon in Paris, shares an apartment with her partner Rémi in Marne-la-Vallée.

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Nos communes, nos collectivités Archived 2014-11-28 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved on 31 December 2013.
  2. ^ Carte des communes de la ville nouvelle Archived 2014-11-28 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved on 31 December 2013.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Disneyland Paris facts and information". Paris Digest. 2019. Retrieved 2019-03-03.
  2. ^ Guillon, Michelle. "The Chinese and Chinese Districts in Paris" (Chapter 11). In: Sinn, Elizabeth (editor). The Last Half Century of Chinese Overseas. Hong Kong University Press, 1 January 1998. ISBN 9622094465, 9789622094468. CITED: p. 198.

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