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Seine-et-Marne (Department, France)

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Administrative data

Code: 77
Region: Île-de-France
Traditional provinces: Île-de-France, Champagne, Orléanais
Bordering departments: Aisne, Aube, Loiret, Marne, Oise, Yonne, Essonne, Seine-Saint-Denis, Val-de-Marne, Val-d'Oise

Area: 5,915 km2
Population (2006): 1,273,491 inhabitants

Préfecture: Melun
Sous-préfectures: Fontainebleau (suppressed in 1926, recreated in 1988), Meaux, Provins, Torcy (created in 1993, but only effective in 2003)
Subdivisions: 5 arrondissements, 43 cantons, 514 communes.

The department is named after the rivers Seine (776 km) and Marne (525 km).

Ivan Sache, 14 November 2009


Intermunicipal Authorities

Communauté d'agglomération Melun Val de Seine

Flag of the CAMVS - Image by Olivier Touzeau, 24 May 2014

The Communauté d'agglomération Melun Val de Seine (website) is an intermunicipal authority grouping 14 municipalities. The authority is seated in Dammarie-lè:s-Lys (20,735 inh.); the other members of the community are Boissettes (426 inh.), Boissise-la- Bertrand (1,013 inh.), Boissise-le-Roi (3,674 inh.), La Rochette (3,042 inh.), Le Mée-sur-Seine (21,083 inh.), Livry-sur-Seine (1,941 inh.), Melun (the most populous municipality of the community , 40,418 inh.), Montereau-sur-le-Jard (588 inh.), Rubelles (1,883 inh.), Saint-Germain-Laxis (543 inh.), Seine-Port (1,968 inh.), Vaux-le-Pénil (10,800 inh.) and Voisenon (1,155 inh.).

The CAMVS was established on 1 January 2002, succeeding the District de l'Agglom&eecute;ration Melunaise, which had itself succeeded the District Melun - Le Mée-sur-Seine in 1991. The chronology of the incorporation of the municipalities is the following:
1972: Melun, Le Mée-sur-Seine;
1991: La Rochette, Vaux-le-Pénil;
1993: Livry-sur-Seine;
1994: Boissise-la-Bertrand, Voisenon;
1997: Dammarie-lès-Lys;
2002: Boissettes, Boissise-le-Roi, Montereau-sur-le-Jard, Rubelles, Saint-Germain-Laxis, Seine-Port.

The flag of the CAMVS (photo, Authority Hall) is white with the logo of the community.

Olivier Touzeau & Ivan Sache, 24 May 2014


Communauté d'agglomération Paris - Vallée de la Marne

Flag of the CAPVM - Image by Olivier Touzeau, 18 February 2017

The Communauté d'agglomération Paris - Vallée de la Marne (255, 706 inhabitants in 2013; 9,590 ha) was established on 1 January 2016 as the merger of three former intermunicipal authorities:
- Communauté d'agglomération Marne et Chantereine (Brou-sur-Chantereine, Chelles, Courtry, Vaires-sur-Marne);
- Communauté d'agglomération de Marne-la-Vallée - Val Maubuée (Champs-sur-Marne, Croissy-Beaubourg, Émerainville, Lognes, Noisiel, Torcy);
- Communauté d'agglomération de Brie Francilienne (Pontault-Combault and Roissy-en-Brie).
Administratively seated in Torcy, the authority does not have a border with the town of Paris but with Greater Paris (Métropole du Grand Paris, created in 2016).

The flag of the CAPVM (photo, Authority Hall), is white with the logo of the authority.

Olivier Touzeau, 18 February 2017


Communauté de communes Plaines et Monts de France

Flag of CCPMF - Image by Olivier Touzeau, 15 June 2017

The CCPMF (23,572 inhabitants in 2013, 14,465 ha) was created in 2013 as the merger of:
- the former Communauté de communes du Pays de la Goële et du Multien (12 municipalities: Cuisy, Dammartin-en-Goële, Le Plessis-l'Évêque, Longperrier, Marchémoret, Montgé-en-Goële, Moussy-le-Neuf, Oissery, Saint-Mard, Saint-Pathus, Thieux, Villeneuve-sous-Dammartin);
- the former Communauté de communes de la Plaine de France (eight municipalities: Juilly, Le Mesnil-Amelot, Mauregard, Moussy-le-Vieux, Nantouillet, Othis, Rouvres, Vinantes);
- the former Communauté de communes des Portes de la Brie (13 municipalities: Annet-sur-Marne, Charmentray, Charny, Claye-Souilly, Fresnes-sur-Marne, Gressy, Iverny, Le Plessis-aux-Bois, Messy, Précy-sur-Marne, Saint-Mesmes, Villeroy, Villevaudé);
- the municipality of Le Pin.
Another three municipalities (Compans, Mitry-Mory, Villeparisis) joined in 2014 (Compans, Mitry-Mory and Villeparisis).
In 2015, the law organizing the Metropole du Grand Paris created a big intermunicipal authority merging two former Communautés de communes in Val-d'Oise and 17 municipalities from the CCPMF. In spite of the opposition of the CCPMF (which lost the richest municipalities and most of its tax revenues) and of the department of Seine-et-Marne, the Communauté d'agglomération Roissy Pays de France was created in January 2016, leaving only 17 municipalities in the CCPMF (Claye-Souilly, Compans, Dammartin-en-Goële, Gressy, Juilly, Le Mesnil-Amelot, Longperrier, Mauregard, Mitry-Mory, Moussy-le-Neuf, Moussy-le-Vieux, Othis, Rouvres, Saint-Mard, Thieux, Villeneuve-sous-Dammartin, Villeparisis).

Although Dammartin-en-Goële is no longer part of CCPMF, the seat of the CCPMF is still there (it would be too expensive for the CCPMF to build a new administrative seat on its current territory). The flag of the CCPMF (photo), hoisted there, is made of the rectangular logo of the authority with a thin white border. The logo was not modified with the change in membership of the CCPMF.

Olivier Touzeau, 15 June 2017


Communauté d'agglomération Marne et Chantereine

Flag of the Communauté d'agglomération Marne et Chantereine - Image by Olivier Touzeau, 18 June 2017

The Communauté d'agglomération Marne et Chantereine (76,233 inhabitants in 2011, 3,040 ha) was created in January 2009, replacing the Communauté de communes de Marne et Chantereine, which had been created in December 2004 by the four municipalities of Brou-sur-Chantereine, Chelles, Courtry and Vaires-sur-Marne.
It was dissolved in January 2016 and merged into the new Communauté d'agglomération Paris - Vallée de la Marne.

The flag of the Communauté d'agglomération Marne et Chantereine (photo) was made of its logo, a blue lower stripe with the nam of the authority and letters "M" (in green and blue) and "C" (in blue) on a white background above.

P>Olivier Touzeau, 18 June 2017


Communauté d'agglomération de Marne-la-Vallée - Val Maubuée

Flag of the Communauté d'agglomération de Marne-la-Vallée - Val Maubuée - Image by Olivier Touzeau, 1 July 2017

The Émerainville(86,422 inhabitants in 2010, 3,816 ha) was created in January 2013 by the municipalities of Champs-sur-Marne, Croissy-Beaubourg, Émerainville, Lognes, Noisiel and Torcy, replacing the Syndicat d'agglomération nouvelle (SAN) de Marne-la-Vallée - Val Maubuée, which had been created in July 1983 to succeed the Syndicat communautaire d'aménagement de l'agglomération nouvelle of Marne-la-Vallée - Val Maubuée, created in December 1972.
It was dissolved in January 2016 and merged into the Communauté d'agglomération Paris - Vallée de la Marne.

The flag of the Communauté d'agglomération de Marne-la-Vallée - Val Maubuée (photo) was white with the logo ferrated to the hoist.

Flag of the SAN de Marne-la-Vallée - Val Maubuée - Image by Olivier Touzeau, 1 July 2017

The flag of the SAN de Marne-la-Vallée - Val Maubuée (photo) was made of a rectangular version of its logo, with blue over green stripes separated by a thin yellow line and with the words "SAN" and "Agglomération du Val Maubuée".

Olivier Touzeau, 1 July 2017