Villiers-sur-Orge

Villiers-sur-Orge is a commune in the arrondissement of Palaiseau, in the Essonne department, in the Île-de-France region.

Villiers-sur-Orge
The town hall in Villiers-sur-Orge
The town hall in Villiers-sur-Orge
Coat of arms of Villiers-sur-Orge
Location of Villiers-sur-Orge
Villiers-sur-Orge is located in France
Villiers-sur-Orge
Villiers-sur-Orge
Villiers-sur-Orge is located in Île-de-France (region)
Villiers-sur-Orge
Villiers-sur-Orge
Coordinates: 48°39′27″N 2°18′00″E / 48.6574°N 2.3001°E / 48.6574; 2.3001Coordinates: 48°39′27″N 2°18′00″E / 48.6574°N 2.3001°E / 48.6574; 2.3001
CountryFrance
RegionÎle-de-France
DepartmentEssonne
ArrondissementPalaiseau
CantonSainte-Geneviève-des-Bois
IntercommunalityCA Cœur d'Essonne
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Gilles Fraysse[1]
Area
1
1.78 km2 (0.69 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[2]
4,592
 • Density2,600/km2 (6,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
91685 /91700
Elevation37–89 m (121–292 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 Villiers-sur-Orge are known as Villiérains.

Sites of interestEdit

  • Town hall
  • Saint-Claude chapel

Location and transportEdit

As the name suggests Villiers-sur-Orge is situated on the bank of the small river Orge. The Orge separates Villiers-sur-Orge from neighbouring Sainte-Geneviève-des-Bois.

Villiers-sur-Orge is located in the southern suburbs (banlieue) of Paris, France and can be accessed by car from the Francilienne ring road and the A6 motorway (part of the Autoroute du Soleil). The nearest train station is in neighbouring Sainte-Geneviève-des-Bois (RER line C).

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2018". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 28 December 2020.

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