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Encyclopedia > Créteil
Metropolitan Area (Région) Paris (Île-de-France)
Département Val-de-Marne
Arrondissement 25 cantons
23 communes
625,868 inhabitants
Canton chief town of 3 cantons (1 commune, 82,154 inhabitants)
Residents Cristolians
Intercomunality (2003) The Community of Agglomeration 135 915 inhabitants
Population (1999) 82,630
Area 4.44 km²

Créteil is a town and commune of France, in the south-eastern suburbs of Paris, préfecture (capital) of the Val-de-Marne département. When the word metropolitan (from the Greek metera = mother and polis = town) is used as an adjective, as in metropolitan bishop, metropolitan France, or metropolitan area it can mean: of or characteristic of a metropolis; see also metropolitan area of or belonging to the home territories of a country, as... France is divided into 26 régions: 21 of these are in the continental part of metropolitan France, one is Corse on the island of Corsica (although strictly speaking Corse is in fact a territorial collectivity, not a région, but is referred to as a région in common... Île-de-France can refer to: the historical province of France: see Île-de-France (province) the modern French administrative région: see Île-de-France (région) For other meanings without the circumflex accent, see Ile de France. ... The départements (or departments) are administrative units of France, roughly analogous to British counties and are now grouped into 22 metropolitan and four overseas régions. ... Val-de-Marne is a French département, named after the Marne River, located in the Île-de-France région. ... An arrondissement is an administrative division in some francophone countries: France Paris Main article: Arrondissements of Paris The city of Paris, in France is divided into 20 arrondissements. ... This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... In the study of human settlements, an agglomeration is an extended city or town area comprising the built-up area of a central place (usually a municipality) and any suburbs or adjacent satellite towns. ... 2003 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, and also: The International Year of Freshwater The European Disability Year Events January events January 1 Luíz Inácio Lula Da Silva becomes the 37th President of Brazil. ... In the most common sense of the word, a population is the collection of people—or organisms of a particular species—living in a given geographic area. ... For the album by Prince, see 1999 (album) 1999 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... This article explains the meaning of area as a physical quantity. ... The commune is an administrative division of France. ... The French Republic or France (French: République française or France) is a country whose metropolitan territory is located in western Europe, and which is further made up of a collection of overseas islands and territories located in other continents. ... In France, a préfecture is the capital city of a département. ... Val-de-Marne is a French département, named after the Marne River, located in the Île-de-France région. ...

It belongs to the Community of the Agglomeration of the Val-de-Marne, which has 3 communes.



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