Bourg-la-Reine

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Bourg-la-Reine
Commune
The town hall of Bourg-la-Reine
The town hall of Bourg-la-Reine
Coat of arms of Bourg-la-Reine
Coat of arms
Paris and inner ring départements
Paris and inner ring départements
Coordinates: 48°46′47″N 2°18′54″E / 48.7796°N 2.3151°E / 48.7796; 2.3151Coordinates: 48°46′47″N 2°18′54″E / 48.7796°N 2.3151°E / 48.7796; 2.3151
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Hauts-de-Seine
Arrondissement Antony
Canton Bagneux
Intercommunality Grand Paris
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Patrick Donath
Area1 1.86 km2 (0.72 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 19,906
 • Density 11,000/km2 (28,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 92014 /92340

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Bourg-la-Reine (French: [buʁ la ʁɛn]) is a commune in the southern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 9.1 km (5.7 mi) from the center of Paris. The inhabitants are called Réginaburgiens.

History

In 1792, during the French Revolution, Bourg-la-Reine (meaning "Town of the Queen") was renamed Bourg-l'Égalité (meaning "Equality borough"). The name Bourg-la-Reine was restored in 1812.

Transport

Bourg-la-Reine is served by Bourg-la-Reine station on Paris RER line B.

Education

Public schools in the commune include:

  • Preschools: École de la Fontaine-Grelot, École Etienne-Thieulin-la-Faïencerie, École des Bas-Coquarts[1]
  • Elementary schools: École République, École Etienne-Thieulin-la-Faïencerie, École Pierre-Loti[2]
  • Collège Évariste Galois[3]

Nearby public senior high schools:[4]

Private schools in the commune:

There are nearby institutes of higher education in Paris, Châtenay-Malabry, and Sceaux.[5]

Twinning

The town is twinned with:

Personalities

Bourg-la-Reine was the birthplace of:

Marquis de Condorcet died in the prison of the city during the French Revolution, and is buried in the cemetery of the city.

Gallery

See also

References

  1. ^ "Ecoles maternelles." Bourg-la-Reine. August 31, 2010. Retrieved on September 9, 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Ecoles élémentaires." Bourg-la-Reine. August 31, 2010. Retrieved on September 9, 2016.
  3. ^ "Les collèges." Bourg-la-Reine. September 1, 2016. Retrieved on September 9, 2016.
  4. ^ "Les lycées." Bourg-la-Reine. September 1, 2016. Retrieved on September 9, 2016.
  5. ^ "L'enseignement supérieur." Bourg-la-Reine. September 1, 2016. Retrieved on September 9, 2016.
  • INSEE

External links

  • Official website



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