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Torcy, Seine-et-Marne


Torcy, Seine-et-Marne


Torcy (French pronunciation: ​[tɔʁsi]) is a commune in the Seine-et-Marne department in the Île-de-France region in north-central France. It is located in the eastern suburbs of Paris, 21.8 km (13.5 mi) from the center of Paris.

Torcy is a sub-prefecture of the department and the seat of an arrondissement.

The commune of Torcy is part of the Val Maubuée sector, one of the four sectors in the "new town" of Marne-la-Vallée.

Transport

Torcy is served by Torcy station on Paris RER line A.

Demographics

Inhabitants of Torcy are called Torcéens.

The suburbanization and affluence of the Vietnamese population in France has resulted in a demographic shift in Torcy since the 1980s. Vietnamese businesses and community organizations have been established in Torcy, and the commune, along with nearby Ivry-sur-Seine, contains one of the highest concentrations of Vietnamese people in France at 10% to 20% of the population. As of 1998, about 5-6% of the city's population is made up of East Asians.

Education

There are ten public primary school groups (preschool and elementary) in Torcy, along with three junior high schools and two senior high schools.

Junior high schools:

  • Collège de l'Arche-Guédon
  • Collège Louis-Aragon
  • Collège Victor-Schoelcher

Senior high schools:

  • Lycée polyvalent de l'Arche-Guédon
  • Lycée Jean-Moulin

See also

  • Communes of the Seine-et-Marne department

References

  • INSEE

External links

  • Official site (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 Torcy (in French)
  • Map of Torcy on Michelin (in English)



Torcy, Seine-et-Marne


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