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Val-de-Marne
Marne
—  Department  —
Creteil - Prefecture.jpg
Prefecture building of the Val-de-Marne department, in Créteil
Blason département fr Val-de-Marne.svg
Coat of arms
Val-de-Marne-Position.svg
Location of Val-de-Marne in France
Coordinates: 48°45′N 2°25′E / 48.75, 2.417Coordinates: 48°45′N 2°25′E / 48.75, 2.417
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Prefecture Créteil
Subprefectures L'Haÿ-les-Roses
Nogent-sur-Marne
Government
 • President of the General Council Christian Favier (PCF)
Area1
 • Total 245 km2 (95 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 1,298,340
 • Rank 10th
 • Density 5,300/km2 (14,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Department number 94
Arrondissements 3
Cantons 49
Communes 47
^1  French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km2

Val-de-Marne (French pronunciation: [val.də.maʁn]) is a French department, named after the Marne River, located in the Île-de-France region. The department is situated to the southeast of the city of Paris.

Geography Edit

Val-de-Marne is, together with Seine-Saint-Denis and Hauts-de-Seine, one of three small departments in Île-de-France that form a ring around Paris, known as the Petite Couronne (i.e. "inner ring").
Petite couronne

AdministrationEdit

Val-de-Marne is made up of 3 departmental arrondissements and 47 communes:

Administrative map 94

Arrondissement of
L'Haÿ-les-Roses
Arrondissement of
Créteil
Arrondissement of
Nogent-sur-Marne
  1. Fresnes
  2. Rungis
  3. Thiais
  4. Chevilly-Larue
  5. L'Haÿ-les-Roses
  6. Villejuif
  7. Cachan
  8. Arcueil
  9. Gentilly
  10. Le Kremlin-Bicêtre
  1. Ivry-sur-Seine
  2. Charenton-le-Pont
  3. Saint-Maurice
  4. Maisons-Alfort
  5. Alfortville
  6. Vitry-sur-Seine
  7. Choisy-le-Roi
  8. Orly
  9. Villeneuve-le-Roi
  10. Ablon-sur-Seine
  11. Villeneuve-Saint-Georges
  12. Valenton
  13. Créteil
  14. Saint-Maur-des-Fossés
  15. Bonneuil-sur-Marne
  16. Sucy-en-Brie
  17. Boissy-Saint-Léger
  18. Limeil-Brévannes
  19. Villecresnes
  20. Mandres-les-Roses
  21. Périgny
  22. Santeny
  23. Marolles-en-Brie </td>
  1. La Queue-en-Brie
  2. Noiseau
  3. Ormesson-sur-Marne
  4. Chennevières-sur-Marne
  5. Le Plessis-Trévise
  6. Villiers-sur-Marne
  7. Champigny-sur-Marne
  8. Joinville-le-Pont
  9. Nogent-sur-Marne
  10. Le Perreux-sur-Marne
  11. Bry-sur-Marne
  12. Fontenay-sous-Bois
  13. Vincennes
  14. Saint-Mandé </td> </tr> </table>

    History Edit

    Val-de-Marne was created in January 1968, through the implementation of a law passed in July 1964. Positioned to the south-east of the Paris ring road (and the line of the old city walls), it was formed from the southern-eastern part of the (previously much larger) Seine department, together with a small portion taken from the broken-up department of Seine-et-Oise.

    DemographicsEdit

    Place of birth of residentsEdit

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    TourismEdit

    See alsoEdit

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