Rungis (French pronunciation: [ʁœ̃ʒis] (listen)) is a commune in the southern suburbs of Paris, France, in the département of Val-de-Marne.

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The church of Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption of Rungis
Coat of arms of Rungis
Paris and inner ring departments
Paris and inner ring departments
Location of Rungis
Rungis is located in France
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Rungis
Rungis is located in Île-de-France (region)
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Coordinates: 48°44′54″N 2°20′59″E / 48.7483°N 2.3497°E / 48.7483; 2.3497Coordinates: 48°44′54″N 2°20′59″E / 48.7483°N 2.3497°E / 48.7483; 2.3497
CountryFrance
RegionÎle-de-France
DepartmentVal-de-Marne
ArrondissementL'Haÿ-les-Roses
CantonThiais
IntercommunalityGrand Paris
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Bruno Marcillaud[1]
Area
1
4.2 km2 (1.6 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
5,657
 • Density1,300/km2 (3,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
94065 /94150
Elevation58–90 m (190–295 ft)
(avg. 80 m or 260 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.
In the Rungis International Market

It is best known as the location of the large wholesale food market serving the Paris metropolitan area and beyond, the Marché d'Intérêt National de Rungis, said to be the largest food market in the world.

The name Rungis was recorded for the first time in a royal charter of 1124 as Rungi Villa.

EconomyEdit

Rungis is the home base for the headquarters of the Système U supermarket cooperative,[3] Corsair International (previously Corsairfly) and HOP! airlines,[4][5][6] and MGA Entertainment's France division.[7]

Prior to its disestablishment, Air Liberté was headquartered in Rungis.[8] Airlinair previously had its head office in Rungis.[9] In 2013 Airlinair merged into HOP![10]

TransportEdit

Rungis is located 11.6 km (7.2 mi). (7.2 miles) from the center of Paris and 2 km (1.2 mi) from Orly Airport, at the junction of the A6 and RN7.

Rungis is served by Rungis – La Fraternelle station on Paris RER line C.

EducationEdit

The community has two preschools (écoles maternelles), Médicis and Les Sources; two elementary schools, Les Antes and La Grange; and one junior high school, collège les Closeaux.[11]

Post-secondary education:

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires" (in French). data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises. 13 September 2022.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  3. ^ "Mentions Légales." Système U. Retrieved on 20 November 2010. "Système U Centrale Nationale - Parc Tertiaire SILIC 72/92, avenue Robert Schuman - 94533 Rungis Cede."
  4. ^ "Historique de Corsairfly." Corsairfly. Retrieved on 2 June 2009.
  5. ^ "Nos métiers." Corsairfly. Retrieved on 23 September 2009.
  6. ^ "Legal notice." HOP! Retrieved on April 27, 2013. "HOP! French Limited Company with a capital of 120,028,000 euros Parc tertiaire Silic - 40 rue d’Arcueil - 94150 Rungis, France"
  7. ^ "Contact Archived 2009-08-22 at the Wayback Machine." MGA Entertainment. Retrieved on 26 December 2009.
  8. ^ World Airline Directory. Flight International. 26 March-1 April 1997. "44.
  9. ^ "Legal Notices Archived 2009-09-20 at the Wayback Machine." Airlinair. Retrieved on 2 June 2009.
  10. ^ "Air France Launches New Low-Cost Airline 'Hop!' Archived 2013-06-16 at archive.today." Reuters. 26 March 2013. Retrieved on 26 April 2013.
  11. ^ "Les établissements scolaires et les inscriptions." Rungis. Retrieved on September 4, 2016.

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