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Mennecy is a commune in the Essonne department in Île-de-France in northern France.

Mennecy
Commune
The town hall in Mennecy
The town hall in Mennecy
Coat of arms of Mennecy
Coat of arms
Mennecy is located in France
Mennecy
Mennecy
Location within Île-de-France region
Mennecy is located in Île-de-France (region)
Mennecy
Mennecy
Coordinates: 48°33′58″N 2°26′13″E / 48.5661°N 2.4369°E / 48.5661; 2.4369Coordinates: 48°33′58″N 2°26′13″E / 48.5661°N 2.4369°E / 48.5661; 2.4369
CountryFrance
RegionÎle-de-France
DepartmentEssonne
ArrondissementÉvry
CantonMennecy
IntercommunalityVal d'Essonne
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2017) Sebastiano Visentin
Area111.09 km2 (4.28 sq mi)
Population (2006)213,448
 • Density1,200/km2 (3,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code91386 /91540
Elevation42–97 m (138–318 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

It is 33km south-east of Paris and crossed by the Essonne river. Inhabitants of Mennecy are known as Menneçois.

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GeographyEdit

Mennecy is 33 kilometers south east of Paris-Notre-Dame, point zero from roads of France, 8 kilometers south of Évry, 6 kilometers south west of Corbeil-Essonnes, 11 kilometers north east of La Ferté-Alais, 14 kilometers east of Arpajon, 15 kilometers south east of Montlhéry, 19 kilometers north of Milly-la-Forêt, 22 kilometers south east of Palaiseau, 25 kilometers north east of Étampes, 31 kilometers north east of Dourdan.

Twin townsEdit

Mennecy is twinned with the villages Countesthorpe in Leicestershire, United Kingdom, Occhiobello in Italy and Renningen in Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

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