Chessy, Seine-et-Marne

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Chessy
The town hall in Chessy
The town hall in Chessy
Coat of arms of Chessy
Coat of arms
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Location of Chessy
Chessy is located in France
Chessy
Chessy
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Chessy is located in Île-de-France (region)
Chessy
Chessy
Chessy (Île-de-France (region))
Coordinates: 48°52′50″N 2°45′52″E / 48.8806°N 2.7644°E / 48.8806; 2.7644Coordinates: 48°52′50″N 2°45′52″E / 48.8806°N 2.7644°E / 48.8806; 2.7644
CountryFrance
RegionÎle-de-France
DepartmentSeine-et-Marne
ArrondissementTorcy
CantonSerris
IntercommunalityVal d'Europe Agglomération
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Olivier Bourjot
Area
1
5.74 km2 (2.22 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
5,633
 • Density980/km2 (2,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
77111 /77700
Elevation37–130 m (121–427 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Chessy (pronounced [ʃɛsi]) is a commune in the eastern suburbs of Paris, in the Seine-et-Marne department in the Île-de-France region in north-central France. It is located 30.6 km (19.0 mi) from the center of Paris.

Chessy is famous as the location of Disneyland Paris, which lies for the most part on the territory of the commune of Chessy.

Chessy is located in Val d'Europe, the fastest growing sector in the "new town" of Marne-la-Vallée, boosted by the development of Disneyland Paris.

Demographics[edit]

A village of only 760 inhabitants in 1982, Chessy was since then absorbed by the suburbs of Paris, and due to booming demographic growth the population reached 2,418 at the 2004 census. When current development projects are completed, the population of Chessy is expected to reach 6,000.

The inhabitants are called Cassassiens.

Transport[edit]

Chessy is served by two stations on Paris RER line RER A:

Education[edit]

Three preschool and elementary schools, L'école maternelle et élémentaire Cornélius, L'école maternelle et élémentaire Gaïus, and L'école maternelle et élémentaire Tournesol, are in Chessy.[2]

There is a junior high school in Chessy, Collège Le vieux Chêne. Nearby is the Collège Jacqueline de Romilly in Magny-le-Hongre.[3]

Senior high schools in the surrounding area include Lycée Emilie Brontë in Lognes, Lycée Emilie du Châtelet in Serris, Lycée Pierre de Coubertin in Meaux, Lycée Martin Luther King in Bussy-Saint-Georges, Lycée René Cassin in Noisiel, and Lycée Van Dongen in Lagny-sur-Marne. Vocational high schools in the surrounding area include Emilie du Châtelet, Lycée technique Pierre de Coubertin, LEP Auguste Perdonnet in Thorigny-sur-Marne, LEP Charles Baudelaire in Meaux, and LEP Louis Lumière in Chelles.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.
  2. ^ "Ecoles maternelles et primaires." Chessy. Retrieved on 3 September 2016.
  3. ^ a b "Enseignement secondaire." Chessy. Retrieved on 3 September 2016.

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