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Encyclopedia > Thiais
Commune of Thiais
Country      France
Région Île-de-France
Département Val-de-Marne
Arrondissement L'Haÿ-les-Roses
Canton
Intercommunality none as of 2005
Mayor
Term of office

Land area¹ 6.43 km²
Population²
(1999 census)
28,232
Population density
(1999)
4,391 pers./km²
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INSEE Code
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1 French Land Register data, which exclude lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km² (0.386 sq. mi. or 247 acres) as well as the estuaries of rivers.

2 Population sans doubles comptes, i.e. not counting those people already counted in another commune (such as students and military personnel). Image File history File links Flag_of_France. ... 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... Capital Paris Area 12,011 km² Regional President Jean-Paul Huchon (PS) (since 1998) Population   - 2004 estimate   - 1999 census   - Density (Ranked 1st) 11,264,000 10,952,011 938/km² (2004) Arrondissements 25 Cantons 317 Communes 1,281 Départements Essonne Hauts-de-Seine Paris Seine-Saint-Denis Seine-et... Template:France divisions levels, Junkyard Willie The départements (or departments) are administrative units of France and many former French colonies, roughly analogous to British counties. ... Val-de-Marne is a French département, named after the Marne River, located in the ÃŽle-de-France région. ... The 100 French départements are divided into 342 arrondissements. ... The arrondissement of LHaÿ-les-Roses is an arrondissement of France, located in the Val-de-Marne département, in the ÃŽle-de-France région. ... The canton is an administrative division of France. ... The commune (in French: commune, word appeared in the 12th century, from Medieval Latin communia, meaning a gathering of people sharing a common life, from Latin communis, things held in common) is the lowest level of administrative division in the French Republic. ... A mayor (from the Latin maÄ«or, meaning larger,greater) is the politician who serves as chief executive official of some types of municipalities. ... Map of Earth showing lines of longitude, which appear curved and vertical in this projection, but are actually halves of great circles Longitude, sometimes denoted by the Greek letter λ, describes the location of a place on Earth east or west of a north-south line called the Prime Meridian. ... Latitude, sometimes denoted by the Greek letter φ, gives the location of a place on Earth north or south of the Equator. ... INSEE is the French abbreviation for the French National Institute for Statistics and Economic Studies (French: Institut National de la Statistique et des Études Économiques). ... A postal code is a series of letters and/or digits appended to a postal address for the purpose of sorting mail. ... Estuaries and coastal waters are among the most productive ecosystems on Earth, providing numerous ecological, economic, cultural, and aesthetic benefits and services. ...

Thiais is a commune in the southern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 10.3 km. (6.4 miles) from the center of Paris. The commune (in French: commune, word appeared in the 12th century, from Medieval Latin communia, meaning a gathering of people sharing a common life, from Latin communis, things held in common) is the lowest level of administrative division in the French Republic. ... The Eiffel Tower has become a symbol of Paris throughout the world. ... Kilometre Zero of French national highways, located in Paris on the square facing the main entrance of Notre Dame cathedral, and considered the official center of the city of Paris. ...


Name

The name Thiais comes form Medieval Latin Theodasium or Theodaxium, meaning "estate of Theodasius", a Gallo-Roman landowner. Medieval Latin refers to the Latin used in the Middle Ages, primarily as a medium of scholarly exchange and as the liturgical language of the medieval Roman Catholic Church. ... This article covers the culture of Romanized areas of Gaul. ...


Transportation

Thiais is served by Pont de Rungis – Aéroport d'Orly station on Paris RER line C. The RER C is one of the five lines in the RER subway system serving Paris, France. ...


Thiais is also served by Choisy-le-Roi station on Paris RER line C. This station, although administratively located on the territory of Choisy-le-Roi, lies closer to the town center of Thiais than Pont de Rungis – Aéroport d'Orly station does, and is thus used by people in Thiais. Choisy-le-Roi is a town and commune of France, in the Val-de-Marne département. ...




 
Communes in the metropolitan area of Paris
Image:Paris-metropolitan-area-symbol.png
Population over 2 million: City of Paris
Population over 75,000: Argenteuil | Asnières-sur-Seine | Aulnay-sous-Bois | Boulogne-Billancourt | Champigny-sur-Marne | Colombes | Créteil | Montreuil | Nanterre | Rueil-Malmaison | Saint-Denis | Saint-Maur-des-Fossés | Versailles | Vitry-sur-Seine
Population over 50,000: Antony | Aubervilliers | Le Blanc-Mesnil | Bondy | Cergy | Clichy | Courbevoie | Drancy | Évry | Fontenay-sous-Bois | Issy-les-Moulineaux | Ivry-sur-Seine | Levallois-Perret | Maisons-Alfort | Neuilly-sur-Seine | Noisy-le-Grand | Pantin | Sarcelles | Sartrouville | Villejuif
Population over 25,000: Alfortville | Athis-Mons | Bagneux | Bagnolet | Bezons | Bobigny | Champs-sur-Marne | Charenton-le-Pont | Châtenay-Malabry | Châtillon | Chatou | Chelles | Le Chesnay | Choisy-le-Roi | Clamart | Clichy-sous-Bois | Conflans-Sainte-Honorine | Corbeil-Essonnes | La Courneuve | Draveil | Élancourt | Épinay-sur-Seine | Ermont | Franconville | Fresnes | Gagny | Garges-lès-Gonesse | Gennevilliers | Goussainville | Guyancourt | L'Haÿ-les-Roses | Houilles | Livry-Gargan | Malakoff | Mantes-la-Jolie | Massy | Meaux | Melun | Meudon | Montigny-le-Bretonneux | Montrouge | Les Mureaux | Neuilly-sur-Marne | Nogent-sur-Marne | Noisy-le-Sec | Palaiseau | Le Perreux-sur-Marne | Pierrefitte-sur-Seine | Plaisir | Poissy | Pontault-Combault | Pontoise | Puteaux | Rosny-sous-Bois | Saint-Cloud | Saint-Germain-en-Laye | Saint-Ouen | Sainte-Geneviève-des-Bois | Sannois | Savigny-sur-Orge | Savigny-le-Temple | Sevran | Stains | Suresnes | Taverny | Thiais | Trappes | Tremblay-en-France | Les Ulis | Vanves | Vigneux-sur-Seine | Villemomble | Villeneuve-Saint-Georges | Villepinte | Villiers-le-Bel | Villiers-sur-Marne | Vincennes | Viry-Châtillon | Yerres
Population under 25,000: 1,470 other communes, the most notable of which include Auvers-sur-Oise | Bougival | Le Bourget | Chantilly | Chessy | Crépy-en-Valois | Enghien-les-Bains | Étampes | Fontainebleau | Gisors | Maintenon | Maisons-Laffitte | Marly-le-Roi | Montfermeil | Montmorency | Orly | Orsay | Le Raincy | Rambouillet | Roissy-en-France | Rungis | Saclay | Saint-Cyr-l'École | Sceaux | Sèvres | Le Vésinet

 
 

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