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Flag of Cœur d'Essonne - Image by Olivier Touzeau, 16 November 2019
The Communauté Cœur d'Essonne was created in January 2016, as the merger of the former Communauté d'agglomération du Val d'Orge and the former Communauté de communes de l'Arpajonnais (except the communes of Lardy, Saint-Yon and Boissy-sous-Saint-Yon, which joined the Communauté de communes Entre Juine et Renarde).
Cœur d'Essonne is composed of 21 municipalities: Arpajon, Avrainville, Brétigny-sur-Orge, Breuillet, Bruyères-le-Châtel, Cheptainville, Égly, Fleury-Mérogis, Guibeville, Leuville-sur-Orge, Longpont-sur-Orge, Marolles-en-Hurepoix, Morsang-sur-Orge, La Norville, Ollainville, Le Plessis-Pâté, Sainte-Geneviève-des-Bois, Saint-Germain-lès-Arpajon, Saint-Michel-sur-Orge, Villemoisson-sur-Orge and Villiers-sur-Orge.
The flag of Cœur d'Essonne (photo, seat) is white with the authority's logo.
Olivier Touzeau, 16 November 2019
Portes de l'Essonne
Flag of Portes de l'Essonne - Image by Olivier Touzeau, 17 February 2017
The Communauté d'agglomération Les Portes de l'Essonne (CALPE, 102,766 inhabitants in 2010, 2,871 ha) was founded on 23 November 2000, as a Communauté de Communes, by the municipalities of Athis-Mons (31,434 inh.), Juvisy-sur-Orge (16,160 inh.), and Paray-Vieille-Poste (7,378 inh.). Transformed in 2009 into a Communauté d'agglomération, the CALPE was subsequently joined by the municipalities of Morangis (12,583 inh.) and Savigny-sur-Orge (37,075 inh.).
CALPE was suppressed on 1 January 2016, following the establishemnt of Métropole du Grand Paris (MGP); the five municipalities were incorporated in September 2016 to the T12 Division of MGP (Grand-Orly Seine Bièvre).
The flag of CALPE (photo) was white with the logo of the authority.
Olivier Touzeau, 17 February 2017
Flag of Seine-Essonne - Image by Ivan Sache, 22 June 2009
The Communauté d'agglomération Seine-Essonne (CASE, 65,089 inhabitant in 2010, 4,759 ha) was founded on 19 December 2002, superseding the Communauté de Communes Corbeil-Essonne - Le Coudray-Montceaux, whic had been founded in 1996. CASE is made of the municipalities of Corbeil-Essonnes (43,086 inh.), Le Coudray-Montceaux (4,708 inh.), Étiolles (3,073 inh.) Saint-Germain-lès-Corbeil (7,174 inh.), and Soisy-sur-Seine (7,48 inh.).
CASE was suppressed on 1 January 2016, after its merger with other interurban authorities to form the Communauté d'agglomération Grand Paris Sud Seine-Essonne-Sénart.
The flag of CASE, as seen on 21 June 2009 in Le Coudray-Montceaux during a sports event sponsored by the authority, was white with the logo
The logo of CASE was made of a disk divided blue-green with a sinuous white line, recalling the letters "S" and "E" for the two rivers for which the community is named, the Seine and the Essonne, surmounted by "Seine Essonne / COMMUNAUTÉ D'AGGLOMÉRATION" in black letters.
Former (?) flag of the Communauté d'agglomération Seine-Essonne - Photo by Ivan Sache, 21 June 2009
During the same sports event, an other flag representing CASE was used, white with a different logo. The disk is divided by a dark blue line (instead of white), "Seine / Essonne", written in black italic letters is partially written on the disk, and "COMMUNAUTÉ D'AGGLOMÉRATION" is placed in an arched pattern just above the disk.
Ivan Sache, 22 June 2009
Flag of Val d'Orge - Image by Olivier Touzeau, 16 November 2019
The Communauté d'agglomération du Val d'Orge (CAVO; 133,177
inhabitants in 2010, 5,923 ha) was established on 1 January 2001 by
the municipalities of Fleury-Mérogis (9,121 inh.), Morsang-sur-Orge
(20,944 inh.), Sainte-Geneviève-des-Bois (34,195 inh.), Saint-Michel-sur-Orge (20,046 inh.), Villemoisson-sur-Orge (6,950 inh.), and
Villiers-sur-Orge (3,891 inh.), all located in the valley of river
Orge (50 km), tributary of the Seine.
The CAVO was joined in 2003 by Brétigny-sur-Orge (23,334 inh.) and Le Plessis-Pâté (4,036 inh.), in 2005 by Leuville-sur-Orge (4,099 inh.), and in 2010 by Longpont-sur-Orge (6,561 inh.).
The CAVO was suppressed on 1 January 2016, following its merger with the Communauté de communes de l'Arpajonnais to form the Communauté d'agglomération Cœur d'Essonne Agglomération.
The flag of the CAVO (photo) was white with the authority's logo.
Ivan Sache, 21 March 2017