La Queue-en-Brie

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La Queue-en-Brie
Commune
The old village of La Queue-en-Brie
The old village of La Queue-en-Brie
Coat of arms of La Queue-en-Brie
Coat of arms
Paris and inner ring departments
Paris and inner ring departments
Coordinates: 48°47′24″N 2°34′39″E / 48.79°N 2.5775°E / 48.79; 2.5775Coordinates: 48°47′24″N 2°34′39″E / 48.79°N 2.5775°E / 48.79; 2.5775
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Val-de-Marne
Arrondissement Nogent-sur-Marne
Canton Plateau briard
Intercommunality Grand Paris
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean Jacques Darves (PCF)
Area1 9.16 km2 (3.54 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 11,511
 • Density 1,300/km2 (3,300/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 94060 /94510
Elevation 69–107 m (226–351 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.

La Queue-en-Brie (French pronunciation: ​[la kø ɑ̃ bʁi]) is a commune in the southeastern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 17.9 km (11.1 mi) from the center of Paris.

History[edit]

On 7 July 1899, a part of the territory of La Queue-en-Brie was detached and merged with a part of the territory of Chennevières-sur-Marne and a part of the territory of Villiers-sur-Marne to create the commune of Le Plessis-Trévise.

Transport[edit]

La Queue-en-Brie is served by no station of the Paris Métro, RER, or suburban rail network, the closest station to La Queue-en-Brie is Émerainville – Pontault-Combault station on Paris RER line E. This station is located in the neighboring commune of Pontault-Combault, 3.7 km (2.3 mi) from the town center of La Queue-en-Brie.

Education[edit]

The commune has five groups of primary schools (each having preschools/nurseries (maternelles) and elementary schools), with a combined total of 1,500 students.[1] There are four preschools and five elementary schools, the school groups Pauline Kergomard, Jean Zay, and Lamartine each have a preschool and elementary. Gournay is preschool only, while Pasteur and Jean Jaures are elementary only.[2]

Collège Jean Moulin serves as the communal junior high school.[3] Senior high/sixth-form students are served by Lycée Champlain in Chennevières-sur-Marne.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vie scolaire." La Queue-en-Brie. Retrieved on September 11, 2016.
  2. ^ "Inscriptions dans les écoles." La Queue-en-Brie. Retrieved on September 11, 2016. Attendance boundaries.
  3. ^ "Le collège." La Queue-en-Brie. Retrieved on September 11, 2016.
  4. ^ "Le lycée." La Queue-en-Brie. Retrieved on September 11, 2016.

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