caption=Athis-Mons, aerial view
mapcaption=Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
intercomm=Portes de l'Essonne
alt moy=81 m|alt mini=32 m|alt maxi=92 m
Athis-Mons is a commune in the southern suburbs of
Paris, France. It is located 16.5 km. (10.2 miles) from the center of Paris.
Inhabitants are called "Athégiens".
A small part of Orly International Airport lies on the territory of the commune of Athis-Mons.
Athis-Mons was formed in 1817 by joining 2 villages, Athis (along the Seine) and Mons (on the adjacent plateau). Nowadays the lower area of the commune is commonly called Athis-Val.
Athis-Mons is located at the confluence of
Orgeand Seinerivers, and at the southern edge of the international airport of Orly.
The canton of Athis-Mons has 2 communes (the other is
Paray-Vieille-Poste) and 36,615 inhabitants. Athis-Mons is a twin town of Ballina in Ireland.
Athis-Mons is served by Athis-Mons station on Paris RER line C.
Communes of the Essonne department
* [http://www.mairie-athis-mons.fr Official website] fr icon
* [http://www.culture.gouv.fr/public/mistral/merimee_fr?ACTION=CHERCHER&FIELD_98=INSEE&VALUE_98=91027 Mérimée database - Cultural heritage] fr icon
* [http://www.iaurif.org/en/gis/fichescom/mos99/ficmos/mos91027.html Land use (IAURIF)] en icon
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