Fontenay-lès-Briis

Fontenay-lès-Briis is a commune in the Essonne department in Île-de-France in northern France.

Fontenay-lès-Briis
The town hall of Fontenay
Location of Fontenay-lès-Briis
Fontenay-lès-Briis
Fontenay-lès-Briis
Coordinates: 48°37′09″N 2°09′22″E
CountryFrance
RegionÎle-de-France
DepartmentEssonne
ArrondissementPalaiseau
CantonDourdan
IntercommunalityPays de Limours
Government
  Mayor (20082014) Léopold Le Compagnon
Area
1
9.72 km2 (3.75 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
2,100
  Density220/km2 (560/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
91243 /91640
Elevation59–170 m (194–558 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Inhabitants of Fontenay-lès-Briis are known as Fontenois.

History

The village of Fontenay-lès-Briis is mentioned in the charter of Clotilde, dated to 10 March 673, founding a nunnery at Bruyères-le-Châtel.

See also

References

  1. "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
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