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Marne-la-Vallée


Marne-la-Vallée


Marne-la-Vallée (French: [maʁn la va.le]) is a new town located near Paris, France.

Disneyland Paris, Disney Studio, Val d'Europe, Université Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée, ESIEE Paris, and École des Ponts ParisTech are located in Marne-la-Vallée.

Status

Marne-la-Vallée has been gradually built up since the first plans in 1965 and now covers an area of over 15,000 hectares (37,000 acres) and includes 26 communes, in the départements of Seine-et-Marne, Seine-Saint-Denis and Val-de-Marne. Total population (2007) is 282,150.

For administrative purposes, the area has been divided into four sectors:

Demographics

As of 1990 fewer than 10,000 persons of East/Southeast Asian origin resided in six communes of Marne-la-Vallée. 26% of the population of Lognes was Asian, and other percentages were 8% in Noisiel, 5-6% in Noisy-le-Grand, and 5-6% in Torcy. In 1982 there were 6,000 Asians in Marne-la-Vallée, making up 3-4% of the area's population. In 1987 the number increased to 9,000.

Economy

Education

  • École des ponts ParisTech

In popular culture

Louise, the main character in Éric Rohmer's 1984 film Full Moon in Paris, shares an apartment with her partner Rémi in Marne-la-Vallée.

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References

External links

Media related to Marne-la-Vallée at Wikimedia Commons

  • Official Site


Marne-la-Vallée


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