Evry, France, Europe
 
 
Year1967latitude: 48° 37'
longitude: 2° 27'
Period
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Nationality initiator(s)
Designer(s) / Architect(s)
Design organization
Inhabitants
Target population130,000
Town website
Town related linkshttp://www.sanevry.fr/ang/evry/evryhist.htm
http://www.villes-nouvelles.equipement.gouv.fr/base/evry/index.html
Literature

type of New Town: > scale of autonomy
New-Town-in-Town
Satellite
New Town
Company Town
> client
Private Corporation
Public Corporation
> policy
Capital
Decentralization
Industrialization
Resettlement
Economic
 
Évry is a French city, préfecture (capital) of the Essonne département. Postal code: 91000. Population (1999): 49,437.

Évry is located 27 kilometers southeast of Paris along the Seine River. Significant nearby towns include Corbeil-Essonnes, Ris-Orangis, Brétigny-sur-Orge, and Draveil. The Institut National de la Statistique et des Etudes Economiques (INSEE) includes Evry in the Paris metropolitan area.

The Evry arrondissement contains 17 cantons, 52 communes, and has a population of 471,435. The city of Corbeil-Essonnes, which is the seat of a sub-préfecture, is nevertheless not the capital the arrondissement, and is part of Evry arrondissement.

The city of Evry is divided into two cantons of which it is the capital:

Evry-Nord, 2 communes, population 38,358

Evry-Sud, 3 communes, population 41,368

In 1965 Evry became part of the French new town initiative and took its current name. Before it was known as Évry-Petit-Bourg and had a population of only a few thousand.

source: http://www.fact-index.com/e/ev/evry.html

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