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Tremblay-en-France

Tremblay-en-France
The church of Sainte Therese, in Tremblay-en-France
The church of Sainte Therese, in Tremblay-en-France
Coat of arms of Tremblay-en-France
Coat of arms
Paris and inner ring departments
Paris and inner ring departments
Coordinates:
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Seine-Saint-Denis
Arrondissement Le Raincy
Canton Tremblay-en-France
Government
 • Mayor François Asensi
Area1 22.44 km2 (8.66 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 35,665
 • Density 1,600/km2 (4,100/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 93073 / 93290

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.

Tremblay-en-France is a commune in the northeastern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 19.5 km (12.1 mi) from the center of Paris.

More than one-quarter of Charles de Gaulle Airport lies on the territory of the commune of Tremblay-en-France, in particular terminals 2A, 2B, 2C, and 2D (the other terminals lie on the territory of other communes). It is the largest in area of the so-called petite couronne (inner ring) suburbs of Paris. The corporate head office of Air France lies within Tremblay.

Contents

  • History 1
    • Heraldry 1.1
  • Transport 2
  • Notable residents 3
  • Economy 4
  • Education 5
  • Demography 6
  • See also 7
  • References 8
  • External links 9

History

Originally called Tremblay-lès-Gonesse, the commune was officially renamed Tremblay-en-France (meaning "Tremblay in the pays de France", see Roissy-en-France for an explanation) on 20 August 1989.[1]

Heraldry

Arms of Tremblay-en-France
The arms of Tremblay-en-France are blazoned :
Vert chaussé azure, a tau Or between 2 leaves following the lines of division argent, on a chief Or a demi-lion issuant from the line of division gules.



Transport

The part of Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport that lies on the territory of the commune of Tremblay-en-France is served by two stations on Paris RER line : Aéroport Charles de Gaulle 1 and Aéroport Charles de Gaulle 2 – TGV. This last station is an interchange station with TGV national rail lines.

The inhabited area of Tremblay-en-France, however, is served by Vert-Galant station on Paris RER line . This station is located at the border between the commune of Tremblay-en-France and the commune of Villepinte, on the Villepinte side of the border.

Notable residents

Economy

Head office of Air France in Roissypôle

Air France's head office is located in the Roissypôle complex,[2][3] on the grounds of Charles de Gaulle Airport and in Tremblay-en-France.[4][5][6] The complex opened in December 1995.[2] The complex also has the head office of Air France-KLM.[7] XL Airways France has its head office in Bâtiment Mars in Continental Square II in Tremblay-en-France.[8][9] Aigle Azur has its head office in Tremblay.[10] Europe Airpost has its head office in the Bâtiment Le Séquoia in the commune.[11] Servair, an Air France subsidiary, has its head office in Continental Square.[12]

At one point Virgin Express France (originally named Air Provence Charter), a subsidiary of Virgin Express, had its headquarters in Tremblay.[13]

Education

Ecole Primaire Jean Jaurès

Tremblay-en-France has 12 écoles maternelles, 14 écoles elementaires, three collèges, and two lycées. The collèges are Descartes, R. Rolland, and P. de Ronsard.[14] The lycées are Lycée Enseignement Professionnel Hélène Boucher and Lycée Polyvalent Leonard de Vinci.[15][16] The École Pierre-Brossolette had been targeted for closure, prompting protests from students asking the commune to not have the school closed.[17]

Demography

See also

References

  • INSEE
  1. ^ Décret du 16 août 1989 portant changement de nom de communes (French)
  2. ^ a b "AIR FRANCE HEAD QUARTERS - ROISSYPOLE." Groupement d'Etudes et de Méthodes d'Ordonnancement (GEMO). Retrieved on 20 September 2009.
  3. ^ "Roissy Charles-de-Gaulle." Tremblay-en-France. Retrieved on 20 September 2009.
  4. ^ "Head Office. Air France. Retrieved on 9 February 2010.
  5. ^ "Plan interactif." Tremblay-en-France. Retrieved on 20 September 2009.
  6. ^ "AIR FRANCE office, Paris - Roissy / Charles de Gaulle." Air France-KLM. Retrieved on 17 June 2010.
  7. ^ "Legal Information." Air France-KLM. Retrieved on 3 February 2010.
  8. ^ "Contacts : nos coordonnées." Tremblay-en-France. Retrieved on 18 February 2010.
  9. ^ "Mentions légales." XL Airways. Retrieved on 18 February 2010.
  10. ^ "Contact." Aigle Azur. Retrieved on 23 February 2010.
  11. ^ "europe_airpost.html." (Informations utiles -> Nous contacter) Europe Airpost. Retrieved on 18 June 2010. "Bât. Le Séquoia - Siège social - Fret 7. Zone de Fret 7 - Bât. Le Séquoia 15 rue du Haut de Laval BP 14454 Tremblay-en-France 95708 Roissy CDG Cedex"
  12. ^ "Servair." Air France. Retrieved on 21 June 2010.
  13. ^ "World Airline Directory." Flight International. 24–30 March 1999. 111.
  14. ^ "Enseignement." Tremblay-en-France. Retrieved on 19 June 2010.
  15. ^ "Accueil." Lycée Enseignement Professionnel Hélène Boucher. Retrieved on 19 June 2010.
  16. ^ "Accueil." Lycée Polyvalent Leonard de Vinci. Retrieved on 19 June 2010.
  17. ^ "Des écoles de Tremblay menacées par les fermetures de classe." Tremblay-en-France. Retrieved on 19 June 2010. "La communauté éducative mobilisée Inquiétude pour les parents d’élèves de l’école Pierre Brossolette après l’annonce de la fermeture d’une classe à la rentrée prochaine. La ville a mis en garde l’Inspection académique sur « les conséquences désastreuses » d’une telle décision. On craint également des fermetures dans les écoles maternelle et élémentaire Paul-Langevin."

External links

  • Official website (French)
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