Morsang-sur-Seine (French pronunciation: [mɔʁsɑ̃ syʁ sɛn] (listen), literally Morsang on Seine) is a commune in the Essonne department in Île-de-France in northern France. Inhabitants of Morsang-sur-Seine are known as Morsandiaux.

The town hall in Morsang-sur-Seine
The town hall in Morsang-sur-Seine
Location of Morsang-sur-Seine
Morsang-sur-Seine is located in France
Morsang-sur-Seine is located in Île-de-France (region)
Coordinates: 48°34′13″N 2°29′37″E / 48.5704°N 2.4936°E / 48.5704; 2.4936Coordinates: 48°34′13″N 2°29′37″E / 48.5704°N 2.4936°E / 48.5704; 2.4936
IntercommunalityCA Grand Paris Sud Seine-Essonne-Sénart
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Olivier Perrin
4.39 km2 (1.69 sq mi)
 (Jan. 2019)[1]
 • Density130/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
91435 /91250
Elevation32–93 m (105–305 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

The orientalist Rubens Duval (1839–1911) was born in Morsang-sur-Seine.



Located right bank of the Seine, on a bend of the Seine and backed by the forest of Rougeau, Morsang-sur-seine is a rural Department of Essonne.

Although at least 40 kilometers from Paris, by a wise policy planning, it has preserved its original charm and offers quiet and residential comfort.

Village life as naturally turned toward the river (plant water production, shipbuilding, water sports, camping, fishing) to the forest (logging, sports, hunting).

Type of occupation Percentage Area
(in hectare)
Urban space builds 9,8 % 43,59
Urban no constructed 12,2 % 54,12
Rural space 78,0 % 347,18
Source : Iaurif[2]


Morsang-sur-Seine, situated in Île-de-France, benefit from an oceanic climate fresh winters and soft summer, with regular precipitation on the whole year. On average annual, the temperature becomes established in 10,8 °C, with an annual maximal average of 15,2 °C and a minimal average of 6,4 °C. The record of the lowest temperature was established on January 17, 1985 with 19,8 °C. The slightest urban population density explains a constant negative difference from two to three degrees raised(found) between Auvernaux and Paris. The period of sunshine adding up 1 798 hours is comparable to all the regions in the North of the Loire but lesser than in the North of the department by the frequent presence of tablecloth of mist near the Seine, fields and vast forests. The precipitation become established in annual 598,3 millimeters, with a monthly average close to fifty millimeters and a point(headland) in sixty three millimeters in May.

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  1. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  2. ^ Fiche communale d'occupation des sols en 2008 sur le site de l'Iaurif. Archived 2016-03-03 at the Wayback Machine Consulté le 11/11/2010.

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