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1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Le Bourget
Le Bourget
(pronounced [lə buʁˈʒɛ]) is a commune in the northeastern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 10.6 km (6.6 mi) from the center of Paris. The commune features Le Bourget
Le Bourget
Airport, which in turn hosts the Musée de l'Air
Musée de l'Air
et de l'Espace (Air and Space Museum).[1] A very small part of Le Bourget Airport
Le Bourget Airport
lies on the territory of the commune of Le Bourget, which nonetheless gave its name to the airport. Most of the airport lies on the territory of the communes of Dugny, Bonneuil-en-France, and Gonesse.[citation needed] The Bureau d'Enquêtes et d'Analyses pour la Sécurité de l'Aviation civile is also headquartered on the airport grounds and in Le Bourget
Le Bourget
proper.[2]

Contents

1 International relations 2 Transport

2.1 Rail 2.2 Highways 2.3 Air

3 Culture 4 Government and infrastructure 5 Education 6 Notable inhabitants 7 Gallery 8 See also 9 References 10 External links

International relations[edit] Le Bourget
Le Bourget
has been twinned with Amityville, New York
Amityville, New York
since 1979[3] and Zhukovsky in Russia. Transport[edit] Rail[edit] Le Bourget
Le Bourget
is served by Le Bourget
Le Bourget
station on Paris
Paris
RER line B. There is also an extensive freight rail yard with international traffic to Belgium, among others. Progressively, Le Bourget
Le Bourget
is planned to one of the principal transportation hub in the Paris
Paris
North suburb : The Tangentielle Nord
Tangentielle Nord
is an express tramway planned to enter in service in 2014,[4] and two train stations are planned in the long term as part of the Grand Paris
Grand Paris
Express project with the future lines 16 and 17. Highways[edit] The town is served by two major Highways (Autoroutes), A1 autoroute
A1 autoroute
in the north of the town, and A86 autoroute
A86 autoroute
in the south of the city. Those two highways ensure a direct connection to major Paris
Paris
Region hubs like La Defense (A86 West), Bobigny
Bobigny
(A86 East), Roissy Charles de Gaulle Airport (A1 North), Paris
Paris
(A1 South). Air[edit] Paris–Le Bourget Airport is the first business flights airport in Europe. It connects with 800 destinations in Europe[5] On May 8, 1927, the White Bird took off from Le Bourget
Le Bourget
and its pilots, Charles Nungesser
Charles Nungesser
and François Coli, hoped to reach New York City without stopovers. Unfortunately the plane disappeared without a trace. It was finally Charles Lindbergh
Charles Lindbergh
who made the first air crossing of the North Atlantic between New York and Paris
Paris
on May 21, 1927. He was welcomed as the "victor" of the North Atlantic, posing on his Spirit of St. Louis. An enormous crowd also welcomed Edouard Daladier on September 29, 1938, after the signing of the Munich Agreement signed between Germany, France, the United Kingdom and Italy represented respectively by Adolf Hitler, Edouard Daladier, Neville Chamberlain and Benito Mussolini
Benito Mussolini
(who had acted as intermediary). Culture[edit] The world-renowned Gagosian Gallery is located in Le Bourget
Le Bourget
airport area. Government and infrastructure[edit] Le Bourget
Le Bourget
houses the Crèche intercommunale Maryse Bastié, an intercommunal daycare.[6] Education[edit]

Collège Didier Daurat

École maternelle Saint-Exupéry is the sole maternelle public nursery school in Le Bourget, while École primaire Louis Blériot is the sole élémentaire- only public school in Le Bourget. Two municipal schools, Groupe scolaire Jean Jaurès and Groupe scolaire Jean Mermoz, serve both the maternelle and élémentaire levels. Collège Didier Daurat is the sole municipal collège (junior high school). There is one public high school, Lycée Germaine Tillion (Lycée du Bourget). Institution Privée Sainte-Marie, serving the maternelle, élémentaire and collège levels, is the sole private school in Le Bourget.[7] The 350-square-metre (3,800 sq ft) Le Bourget
Le Bourget
Public Library has 45,000 books and almost 100 magazines. It is located within the Urban Community of Le Bourget Airport
Le Bourget Airport
(Communauté d'Agglomération de l'Aéroport du Bourget).[8] Notable inhabitants[edit]

Germinal Pierre Dandelin
Germinal Pierre Dandelin
(12 April 1794 – 15 February 1847) was a mathematician, soldier, and professor of engineering. Vizeadmiral Lothar von Arnauld de la Perière
Lothar von Arnauld de la Perière
(March 18, 1886 – February 24, 1941), born in Posen (now Poznań, Poland) and of French-German descent, was a German U-boat commander during World War I. Bernard Tapie (1943), lived at the Bourget in the years 1950/1960 where he attended the Edgard-Quinet school (now Didier-Daurat college). He lived with his parents and his younger brother Jean-Claude, at 11 Avenue Baudoin, in a very modest building that still exists. Vincent Capo-Canellas (born 1967) is a French politician. He serves as a Senator for Seine-Saint-Denis. Franck Silvestre (1967), former French footballer, was trained at the Bourget football school from 1975 to 1983.

Gallery[edit]

Le Bourget
Le Bourget
Airport

Le Bourget
Le Bourget
Library

Building 153, the head office of the Bureau d'Enquêtes et d'Analyses pour la Sécurité de l'Aviation Civile (BEA) at Le Bourget
Le Bourget
Airport

See also[edit]

Paris
Paris
portal

Communes of the Seine-Saint-Denis
Seine-Saint-Denis
department

References[edit]

Citations

^ "Address and Directions." Musée de l'Air. Retrieved on 9 September 2010. ^ "How to find us Archived 16 August 2003 at the Wayback Machine.." Bureau d'Enquêtes et d'Analyses pour la Sécurité de l'Aviation civile. Retrieved on 2 June 2009. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 25 July 2011. Retrieved 1 March 2009.  ^ http://www.tangentiellenord.fr/[permanent dead link] ^ http://www.plainedefrance.fr/le-centre-de-ressources/actualites/mipim-2014 Pole Metropolitain du Bourget MIPIM 2014 Presentation ^ "La Crèche Intercommunale." Le Bourget. Retrieved on 31 January 2012. ^ "Les Etablissements Scolaires." Le Bourget. Retrieved on 6 September 2016. ^ "La Bibliothèque Archived 25 October 2011 at the Wayback Machine.." Le Bourget. Retrieved on 31 January 2012.

Bibliography

INSEE

External links[edit]

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Commune of Le Bourget
Le Bourget
(in French)

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Population over 2 million

City of Paris

Population over 100,000

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Population over 75,000

Asnières-sur-Seine Aubervilliers Aulnay-sous-Bois Champigny-sur-Marne Colombes Courbevoie Créteil Nanterre Rueil-Malmaison Versailles Vitry-sur-Seine

Population over 50,000

Antony Le Blanc-Mesnil Bondy Cergy Chelles Clamart Clichy Drancy Épinay-sur-Seine Évry Fontenay-sous-Bois Issy-les-Moulineaux Ivry-sur-Seine Levallois-Perret Maisons-Alfort Meaux Neuilly-sur-Seine Noisy-le-Grand Pantin Saint-Maur-des-Fossés Sarcelles Sartrouville Sevran Villejuif

Population over 25,000

Alfortville Athis-Mons Bagneux Bagnolet Bezons Bobigny Bois-Colombes Brunoy Bussy-Saint-Georges Cachan Charenton-le-Pont Châtenay-Malabry Châtillon Chatou Le Chesnay Choisy-le-Roi Clichy-sous-Bois Conflans-Sainte-Honorine Corbeil-Essonnes La Courneuve Draveil Élancourt Ermont Franconville Fresnes Gagny La Garenne-Colombes Garges-lès-Gonesse Gennevilliers Gonesse Goussainville Grigny Guyancourt L'Haÿ-les-Roses Herblay Houilles Le Kremlin-Bicêtre Livry-Gargan Malakoff Mantes-la-Jolie Massy Melun Meudon Montfermeil Montigny-le-Bretonneux Montrouge Les Mureaux Neuilly-sur-Marne Nogent-sur-Marne Noisy-le-Sec Palaiseau Le Perreux-sur-Marne Pierrefitte-sur-Seine Plaisir Le Plessis-Robinson Poissy Pontault-Combault Pontoise Puteaux Rambouillet Ris-Orangis Romainville Rosny-sous-Bois Saint-Cloud Saint-Germain-en-Laye Saint-Ouen Sainte-Geneviève-des-Bois Sannois Savigny-sur-Orge Savigny-le-Temple Stains Sucy-en-Brie Suresnes Taverny Thiais Trappes Tremblay-en-France Vanves Vigneux-sur-Seine Villemomble Villeneuve-la-Garenne Villeneuve-Saint-Georges Villeparisis Villepinte Villiers-le-Bel Villiers-sur-Marne Vincennes Viry-Châtillon Yerres

Population under 25,000

1,669 other communes

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Communes of the Seine-Saint-Denis
Seine-Saint-Denis
department

Aubervilliers Aulnay-sous-Bois Bagnolet Le Blanc-Mesnil Bobigny Bondy Le Bourget Clichy-sous-Bois Coubron La Courneuve Drancy Dugny Épinay-sur-Seine Gagny Gournay-sur-Marne L'Île-Saint-Denis Les Lilas Livry-Gargan Montfermeil Montreuil Neuilly-Plaisance Neuilly-sur-Marne Noisy-le-Grand Noisy-le-Sec Pantin Les Pavillons-sous-Bois Pierrefitte-sur-Seine Le Pré-Saint-Gervais Le Raincy Romainville Rosny-sous-Bois Saint-Denis Saint-Ouen Sevran Stains Tremblay-en-France Vaujours Villemomble Villepinte Villetaneuse

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Olympic venues in badminton

1988 (exhibition): Seoul National University Gymnasium 1992: Pavelló de la Mar Bella 1996: Georgia State University Gymnasium 2000: The Dome and Exhibition Complex 2004: Goudi Olympic Hall 2008: Beijing University of Technology Gymnasium 2012: Wembley Arena 2016: Riocentro
Riocentro
– Pavilion 4 2020: Musashino Forest Sport Plaza 2024: Le Bourget 2028: Galen Center

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Olympic venues in volleyball

1964 Komazawa Volleyball Courts, Yokohama Cultural Gymnasium
Yokohama Cultural Gymnasium
(final) 1968 Juan de la Barrera Olympic Gymnasium (final), Juan Escutia Sports Palace, Revolution Ice Rink 1972 Volleyballhalle 1976 Montreal Forum
Montreal Forum
(final), Paul Sauvé Centre 1980 Druzhba Multipurpose Arena, Minor Arena of the Central Lenin Stadium (final) 1984 Long Beach Arena 1988 Hanyang University Gymnasium, Jamsil Gymnasium (final), Saemaul Sports Hall 1992 Palau dels Esports de Barcelona, Palau Sant Jordi
Palau Sant Jordi
(final), Pavelló de la Vall d'Hebron 1996 Clayton County International Park (2-man), Omni Coliseum
Omni Coliseum
(indoor final), Stegeman Coliseum 2000 Bondi Beach, Sydney Entertainment Centre
Sydney Entertainment Centre
(indoor final), Sydney Showground Pavilion 4 2004 Faliro Olympic Beach Volleyball Centre, Peace and Friendship Stadium 2008 Beijing Institute of Technology Gymnasium, Capital Indoor Stadium (indoor final), Chaoyang Park Beach Volleyball Ground 2012 Earls Court Exhibition Centre, Horse Guards Parade 2016 Beach Volleyball Arena, Maracanãzinho 2020 Ariake Arena, Shiokaze Park 2024 Le Bourget, Champ de Mars 2028 Honda Center, Anaheim Convention Center, Santa Monica State Beach

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Olympic venues in shooting

1896: Kallithea 1900: Boulogne-Billancourt, Satory 1908: Bisley Ranges, Uxendon Shooting School Club 1912: Råsunda IP 1920: Beverloo Camp, Hoogboom Military Camp 1924: Camp de Châlons, Issy-les-Moulineaux, Le Stade Olympique Reims, Le Stand de Tir de Versailles 1932: Los Angeles Police Pistol Range 1936: Wannsee
Wannsee
Shooting Range 1948: Bisley National Rifle Association Ranges 1952: Huopalahti, Malmi Rifle Range 1956: Royal Australian Air Force, Laverton Air Base, Williamstown 1960: Cesano Infantry School Range, Lazio Pigeon Shooting Stand, Umberto I Shooting Range 1964: Asaka Shooting Range, Tokorozawa Shooting Range 1968: Vicente Suárez Shooting Range 1972: Schießanlage 1976: Olympic Shooting Range, L'Acadie 1980: Dynamo Shooting Range 1984: Prado Regional Park 1988: Taenung International Shooting Range 1992: Mollet del Vallès Shooting Range 1996: Wolf Creek Shooting Complex 2000: Sydney International Shooting Centre 2004: Markopoulo Olympic Shooting Centre 2008: Beijing Shooting Range Clay Target Field, Beijing Shooting Range Hall 2012: Royal Artillery Barracks 2016: Olympic Shooting Centre 2020: Asaka Shooting Range 2024: Le Bourget 2028: Sepulveda Dam

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Venues of the 2024 Summer Olympics

Grand Paris
Grand Paris
Zone

Stade de France Seine-Saint-Denis Water Polo Arena (Piscine de Marville) Le Bourget Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Colombes U Arena, Nanterre Le Zénith

Paris
Paris
Centre Zone

Champ de Mars Eiffel Tower
Eiffel Tower
and river Seine Champs Elysees Grand Palais Les Invalides Jardins des Tuileries Paris
Paris
expo Porte de Versailles Halle Georges Carpentier Stade Charlety Stade Jean-Bouin Stade Roland Garros

Court Philippe Chatrier Court Suzanne Lenglen Court des Serres

Parc des Princes Stade Pierre de Coubertin (Paris) Palais des sports Marcel-Cerdan Bercy Arena

Versailles Zone

Le Golf National Vélodrome de Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines Château de Versailles Élancourt
Élancourt
Hill

Football stadia

Stade Vélodrome Parc des Princes Parc Olympique Lyonnais Stade Pierre-Mauroy Nouveau Stade de Bordeaux Stade de la Beaujoire,

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