Ferrières-en-Brie


Ferrières-en-Brie


Ferrières-en-Brie is a commune in the Seine-et-Marne department in the Île-de-France region in north-central France.

Geography

Ferrières-en-Brie is located 26 km (16 mi) east of Paris, on the Brie plateau, between the Seine river and Marne river valleys. It is twinned with the village of Dunchurch, Warwickshire, United Kingdom.

Demographics

Inhabitants of Ferrières-en-Brie are called Ferrièrois.

Education

The town has a single public preschool and elementary school, groupe scolaire de la Taffarette.

Castle

  • Château de Ferrières, built in the 19th century by Joseph Paxton for James de Rotschild on the place of the former castle of Joseph Fouché, Duke of Otranto

See also

  • Communes of the Seine-et-Marne department

References

  • INSEE

External links

  • Home page (in French)
  • 1999 Land Use, from IAURIF (Institute for Urban Planning and Development of the Paris-Île-de-France région) (in English)
  • French Ministry of Culture list for Ferrières-en-Brie (in French)
  • Map of Ferrières-en-Brie on Michelin (in English)
  • Château de la Ferrières english website



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