Val-de-Marne


Val-de-Marne
Val-de-Marne
—  Department  —

Coat of arms
Location of Val-de-Marne in France
Coordinates: 48°45′N 2°25′E / 48.75°N 2.417°E / 48.75; 2.417Coordinates: 48°45′N 2°25′E / 48.75°N 2.417°E / 48.75; 2.417
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Prefecture Créteil
Subprefectures L'Haÿ-les-Roses
Nogent-sur-Marne
Government
 - President of the General Council Christian Favier (PCF)
Area1
 - Total 245 km2 (94.6 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 - Total 1,298,340
 - Rank 10th
 - Density 5,299.3/km2 (13,725.2/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 - Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Department number 94
Arrondissements 3
Cantons 49
Communes 47
^1 French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km2

Val-de-Marne is a French department, named after the Marne River, located in the Île-de-France region. The department is situated to the southeast of the city of Paris.

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Geography

Val-de-Marne is, together with Seine-Saint-Denis and Hauts-de-Seine, one of three small departments in Île-de-France that form a ring around Paris, known as the Petite Couronne (i.e. "inner ring").
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Administration

Val-de-Marne is made up of 3 departmental arrondissements and 47 communes:

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Arrondissement of
L'Haÿ-les-Roses
Arrondissement of
Créteil
Arrondissement of
Nogent-sur-Marne
  1. Fresnes
  2. Rungis
  3. Thiais
  4. Chevilly-Larue
  5. L'Haÿ-les-Roses
  6. Villejuif
  7. Cachan
  8. Arcueil
  9. Gentilly
  10. Le Kremlin-Bicêtre
  1. Ivry-sur-Seine
  2. Charenton-le-Pont
  3. Saint-Maurice
  4. Maisons-Alfort
  5. Alfortville
  6. Vitry-sur-Seine
  7. Choisy-le-Roi
  8. Orly
  9. Villeneuve-le-Roi
  10. Ablon-sur-Seine
  11. Villeneuve-Saint-Georges
  12. Valenton
  13. Créteil
  14. Saint-Maur-des-Fossés
  15. Bonneuil-sur-Marne
  16. Sucy-en-Brie
  17. Boissy-Saint-Léger
  18. Limeil-Brévannes
  19. Villecresnes
  20. Mandres-les-Roses
  21. Périgny
  22. Santeny
  23. Marolles-en-Brie
  1. La Queue-en-Brie
  2. Noiseau
  3. Ormesson-sur-Marne
  4. Chennevières-sur-Marne
  5. Le Plessis-Trévise
  6. Villiers-sur-Marne
  7. Champigny-sur-Marne
  8. Joinville-le-Pont
  9. Nogent-sur-Marne
  10. Le Perreux-sur-Marne
  11. Bry-sur-Marne
  12. Fontenay-sous-Bois
  13. Vincennes
  14. Saint-Mandé

History

Val-de-Marne was created in January 1968, through the implementation of a law passed in July 1964. Positioned to the south-east of the Paris ring road (and the line of the old city walls), it was formed from the southern-eastern part of the (previously much larger) Seine department, together with a small portion taken from the broken-up department of Seine-et-Oise.

Demographics

Place of birth of residents

Place of birth of residents of Val-de-Marne in 1999
Born in Metropolitan France Born outside Metropolitan France
79.3% 20.7%
Born in
Overseas France
Born in foreign countries with French citizenship at birth¹ EU-15 immigrants² Non-EU-15 immigrants
2.1% 3.3% 4.8% 10.5%
¹This group is made up largely of pieds-noirs from Northwest Africa, followed by former colonial citizens who had French citizenship at birth (such as was often the case for the native elite in French colonies), and to a lesser extent foreign-born children of French expatriates. Note that a foreign country is understood as a country not part of France as of 1999, so a person born for example in 1950 in Algeria, when Algeria was an integral part of France, is nonetheless listed as a person born in a foreign country in French statistics.
²An immigrant is a person born in a foreign country not having French citizenship at birth. Note that an immigrant may have acquired French citizenship since moving to France, but is still considered an immigrant in French statistics. On the other hand, persons born in France with foreign citizenship (the children of immigrants) are not listed as immigrants.

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