Seine-et-Marne department


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Seine-et-Marne
Coat of arms of the Seine-et-Marne department
Finistère Côtes-d’Armor Ille-et-Vilaine Morbihan Loire-Atlantique Vendée Manche Mayenne Orne Calvados Maine-et-Loire Sarthe Indre-et-Loire Vienne Deux-Sèvres Indre Loir-et-Cher Eure Eure-et-Loir Seine-Maritime Oise Aisne Somme Pas-de-Calais Nord Ardennes Marne Meuse Meurthe-et-Moselle Haute-Marne Vosges Moselle Haut-Rhin Bas-Rhin Territoire de Belfort Cher Loiret Yonne Aube Côte-d’Or Nièvre Haute-Saône Essonne Yvelines Seine-et-Marne Val-d’Oise Hauts-de-Seine Val-de-Marne Seine-Saint-Denis Paris Doubs Jura Saône-et-Loire Allier Creuse Haute-Vienne Charente Charente-Maritime Corrèze Dordogne Gironde Puy-de-Dôme Loire Rhône Ain Haute-Savoie Cantal Lot Savoie Haute-Loire Isère Ardèche Landes Lot-et-Garonne Hautes-Alpes Drôme Alpes-Maritimes Var Alpes-de-Haute-Provence Vaucluse Bouches-du-Rhône Gard Hérault Lozère Aveyron Tarn Tarn-et-Garonne Gers Pyrènèes-Atlantiques Hautes-Pyrénées Aude Pyrénées-Orientales Haute-Garonne Ariège Haute-Corse Corse-du-Sud Vereinigtes Königreich Andorra Guernsey Jersey Niederlande Belgien Luxemburg Deutschland Liechtenstein Monaco Österreich Schweiz Italien SpanienLocation of the Seine-et-Marne department in France
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region Île-de-France
prefecture Melun
Sub-prefecture (s) Fontainebleau
Meaux
Provins
Torcy
Residents 1,403,997 (Jan. 1, 2017)
Population density 237 inhabitants per km²
surface 5,914.27 km²
Arrondissements 5
Community associations 23
Cantons 23
Communities 507
President of the
Department Council
Jean-Jacques Barbaux
ISO-3166-2 code FR-77
Location of the Seine-et-Marne
Location of the department of Seine-et-Marne in the
region Ile-de-France

The Seine-et-Marne [ sɛnemaʀn ] is the French department with the atomic number 77. It is in the Region Ile-de-France east of Paris and on the rivers Seine and Marne named.

geography

The department borders in the west with the departments Essonne , Val-de-Marne , Seine-Saint-Denis and Val-d'Oise , in the north with the department Oise , in the northeast with the department Aisne , in the east with the departments Marne and Aube , to the southeast to the Yonne department and to the south to the Loiret department .

A small part in the west of the department has meanwhile grown together with the Paris metropolitan area, namely cities like Chelles or Villeparisis . The eastern part of the department is still mainly rural.

The most important rivers are the eponymous Marne and Seine, which cross the department in the north and south in a westerly direction, and the Yonne , which flows into the Seine from the south-east in Montereau-Fault-Yonne .

In the south-west of the department lies the Fontainebleau Forest and the Gâtinais Français Regional Nature Park, a large contiguous nature reserve.

history

The department was formed on March 4, 1790. Most of the area belongs to the historical regions of Brie and Gâtinais , which belonged to the pre-revolutionary province of Île-de-France , the northeast belonged to the province of Champagne .

coat of arms

Description : golden lilies seeded in blue and two silver wavy bars .

Cities

The most populous communes in the Seine-et-Marne department are:

city Population
(2017)
Arrondissement
Chelles 54,917 Torcy
Meaux 54.991 Meaux
Melun 40.032 Melun
Pontault-Combault 37,747 Torcy
Savigny-le-Temple 29,984 Melun
Bussy-Saint-Georges 27,379 Torcy
Villeparisis 26,322 Torcy
Champs-sur-Marne 25,041 Torcy
Torcy 22,568 Torcy
Roissy-en-Brie 22,994 Torcy

Administrative division

The Seine-et-Marne department is divided into 5 arrondissements , 23 cantons and 510 communes :

Communes and arrondissements in the Seine-et-Marne department
Arrondissement Cantons Communities Residents
January 1, 2017
Area
km²
Density of
population / km²
Code
INSEE
Fontainebleau 4th 85 000000000155666.0000000000155,666 1,228.66 000000000000127.0000000000127 774
Meaux 7th 142 000000000345928.0000000000345,928 1,355.85 000000000000255.0000000000255 771
Melun 7th 59 000000000279465.0000000000279,465 614.38 000000000000455.0000000000455 772
Provins 7th 176 000000000188637.0000000000188,637 2,360.59 000000000000080.000000000080 773
Torcy 8th 45 000000000434301.0000000000434,301 354.79 000000000001224.00000000001,224 775
Seine-et-Marne department 23 507 000000001403997.00000000001,403,997 5,914.27 000000000000237.0000000000237 77

See also:

Memorials

Solers War Cemetery
Solers War Cemetery 03.JPG

The German war cemetery of Solers is located 50 km southeast of Paris and on the outskirts of Solers . 2,228 German soldiers from World War II are buried here.

Press

literature

  • Christian Lion: La Mutuelle de Seine-et-Marne contre l'incendie de 1819 à 1969. Mutualité, assurance et cycles de l'incendie. Peter Lang, Brussels etc. 2008.

Web links

Commons : Seine-et-Marne department  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. cg77.fr accessed on May 2, 2015
  2. ^ Internet site of the Volksbund Deutsche Kriegsgräberfürsorge (work and description of the Solers cemetery) .

Coordinates: 48 ° 32 '  N , 2 ° 40'  E