Coulommiers, Seine-et-Marne

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Commanderie of the Knights Templar
Commanderie of the Knights Templar
Coat of arms of Coulommiers
Coat of arms
Coulommiers is located in France
Location within Île-de-France region
Coulommiers is located in Île-de-France (region)
Coordinates: 48°49′29″N 3°06′24″E / 48.8247°N 3.1068°E / 48.8247; 3.1068Coordinates: 48°49′29″N 3°06′24″E / 48.8247°N 3.1068°E / 48.8247; 3.1068
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Seine-et-Marne
Arrondissement Meaux
Canton Coulommiers
Intercommunality CA Coulommiers Pays de Brie
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Franck Riester
Area1 10.93 km2 (4.22 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 14,200
 • Density 1,300/km2 (3,400/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 77131 /77120
Elevation 66–156 m (217–512 ft)

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.

Coulommiers is a commune in the Seine-et-Marne department in the Île-de-France in north-central France.

It is also the name of a cheese of the Brie family produced around that city.


Inhabitants of Coulommiers are called Columériens.

Twin towns[edit]

Coulommiers was twinned with Leighton Buzzard in 1958[1] and with Titisee-Neustadt in 1971. The twinning was renewed in 1982.


Coulommiers has been selected to be the first town in France to go fully digital for its terrestrial television, with analog switch-off in January 2009.

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "British towns twinned with French towns". Archant Community Media Ltd. Archived from the original on 2013-07-05. Retrieved 2013-07-11. 

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