Bourg-la-Reine

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.

Bourg-la-Reine
The town hall of Bourg-la-Reine

Coat of arms
Paris and inner ring départements
Location of Bourg-la-Reine
Bourg-la-Reine
Paris and inner ring départements
Bourg-la-Reine
Bourg-la-Reine (Île-de-France (region))
Coordinates: 48°46′47″N 2°18′54″E
CountryFrance
RegionÎle-de-France
DepartmentHauts-de-Seine
ArrondissementAntony
CantonBagneux
IntercommunalityGrand Paris
Government
  Mayor (20142020) Patrick Donath
Area
1
1.86 km2 (0.72 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
20,918
  Density11,000/km2 (29,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
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.

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[2]
  • Elementary schools: École République, École Etienne-Thieulin-la-Faïencerie, École Pierre-Loti[3]
  • Collège Évariste Galois[4]

Nearby public senior high schools:[5]

Private schools in the commune:

There are nearby institutes of higher education in Paris, Châtenay-Malabry, and Sceaux.[6]

Twinning

The town is twinned with:

Personalities

Bourg-la-Reine was the birthplace of:

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

See also

References

  1. "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. "Ecoles maternelles." Bourg-la-Reine. August 31, 2010. Retrieved on September 9, 2016.
  3. "Ecoles élémentaires." Bourg-la-Reine. August 31, 2010. Retrieved on September 9, 2016.
  4. "Les collèges." Bourg-la-Reine. September 1, 2016. Retrieved on September 9, 2016.
  5. "Les lycées." Bourg-la-Reine. September 1, 2016. Retrieved on September 9, 2016.
  6. "L'enseignement supérieur." Bourg-la-Reine. September 1, 2016. Retrieved on September 9, 2016.


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