Viry-Châtillon

Viry-Châtillon (French pronunciation: [viʁi ʃatijɔ̃] (About this soundlisten)) is a commune in the southern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 20.9 km (13.0 mi) from the center of Paris.

Viry-Châtillon
The town hall in Viry-Châtillon
The town hall in Viry-Châtillon
Coat of arms of Viry-Châtillon
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Location of Viry-Châtillon
Viry-Châtillon is located in France
Viry-Châtillon
Viry-Châtillon
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Viry-Châtillon is located in Île-de-France (region)
Viry-Châtillon
Viry-Châtillon
Viry-Châtillon (Île-de-France (region))
Coordinates: 48°40′17″N 2°22′30″E / 48.6713°N 2.375°E / 48.6713; 2.375Coordinates: 48°40′17″N 2°22′30″E / 48.6713°N 2.375°E / 48.6713; 2.375
CountryFrance
RegionÎle-de-France
DepartmentEssonne
ArrondissementÉvry
CantonViry-Châtillon
IntercommunalityGrand Paris
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Jean-Marie Vilain (LC)
Area
1
6.07 km2 (2.34 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[1]
30,706
 • Density5,100/km2 (13,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
91687 /91170
Elevation32–84 m (105–276 ft)
Websitewww.ville-viry-chatillon.fr
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

PopulationEdit

Inhabitants of Viry-Châtillon are known as Castelvirois.

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1793 408—    
1800 373−1.27%
1806 380+0.31%
1821 366−0.25%
1831 404+0.99%
1836 389−0.75%
1841 462+3.50%
1846 533+2.90%
1851 550+0.63%
1856 564+0.50%
1861 575+0.39%
1866 663+2.89%
1872 541−3.33%
1876 669+5.45%
1881 873+5.47%
1886 1,110+4.92%
1891 1,182+1.26%
1896 1,409+3.58%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1901 1,540+1.79%
1906 1,824+3.44%
1911 2,272+4.49%
1921 2,766+1.99%
1926 5,660+15.40%
1931 8,442+8.32%
1936 9,234+1.81%
1946 9,495+0.28%
1954 10,622+1.41%
1962 23,598+10.49%
1968 27,045+2.30%
1975 32,411+2.62%
1982 30,224−0.99%
1990 30,580+0.15%
1999 30,257−0.12%
2007 31,249+0.40%
2012 31,221−0.02%
2017 31,093−0.08%
Source: EHESS[2] and INSEE (1968-2017)[3]

SportsEdit

The town is home to the women's football team Paris FC.

Twin towns – sister citiesEdit

Viry-Châtillon is twinned with:[4]

TransportEdit

Viry-Châtillon is served by Viry-Châtillon station on Paris RER line D.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.
  2. ^ Des villages de Cassini aux communes d'aujourd'hui: Commune data sheet Viry-Châtillon, EHESS. (in French)
  3. ^ Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE
  4. ^ "Jumelages". viry-chatillon.fr (in French). Viry-Châtillon. Retrieved 2021-04-10.

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