Champs-sur-Marne


Champs-sur-Marne


Champs-sur-Marne (IPA: [ʃɑ̃ syʁ maʁn]) is a commune in the eastern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 18.2 km (11.3 mi) from the center of Paris, in the Seine-et-Marne Departments of France in the Île-de-France region.

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

History

Originally called simply Champs, the name of the commune became officially Champs-sur-Marne (meaning "Fields upon Marne") on 9 April 1962.

Demographics

The inhabitants are often referred to as Campésiens.

Twin towns

Champs-sur-Marne is twinned with Bradley Stoke in Bristol in the United Kingdom and Quart de Poblet in Spain.

Transport

Champs-sur-Marne is served by Noisy – Champs station on Paris RER line .

Education

As of 2016 the commune has ten preschools with 1,138 students combined, and ten elementary schools with 1,729 students combined.

The commune has three junior high schools, Armand Lanoux, Jean Weiner, and Pablo Picasso; and there is an additional junior high school in a surrounding commune, Le Luzard in Noisiel. There are 1,799 junior high school students combined. The commune has one senior high school, Lycée René Descartes.

Nearby senior high schools:

  • Lycée Gérard de Nerval (Noisiel)
  • Lycée technique René Cassin (Noisiel)
  • Lycée Jean Moulin (Torcy)

There are also vocational high schools in Chelles, Thorigny, and Torcy.

Tertiary education:

  • École des ponts ParisTech

See also

  • Communes of the Seine-et-Marne department

References

External links

  • Official website (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 Champs-sur-Marne (in French)
  • Champs-sur-Marne.info, par Webmaster (Information sur la commune de Champs sur Marne (in French)




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