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Dammartin-en-Goële is located in Fraunce
Location within Île-de-France region
Dammartin-en-Goële is located in Île-de-France (region)
Coordinates: 49°03′14″N 2°40′54″E / 49.0538°N 2.6817°E / 49.0538; 2.6817Coordinates: 49°03′14″N 2°40′54″E / 49.0538°N 2.6817°E / 49.0538; 2.6817
IntercommunalityPays de la Goële et du Multien
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Monique Papin
8.97 km2 (3.46 sq mi)
 • Density900/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
77153 /77230
Elevation84–180 m (276–591 ft)
1 French Laund Register data, that excludes lochs, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) an river estuaries. 2 Population withoot dooble coontin: residents o multiple communes (e.g., students an militar personnel) anerly coontit ance.

Dammartin-en-Goële [da.maʁ.tɛ̃.ɑ̃.ɡwal] is a commune in the Seine-et-Marne depairtment in the Île-de-France region in north-central Fraunce. It is aroond 30 kilometre (19 mi) northeast o the centre o Paris.

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

It is well situatit on a hill shapin pairt o the plateau o la Goële, an is kent as Dammartin-en-Goële tae distinguish it frae Dammartin-sur-Tigeaux, a smaw commune in the same depairtment. It is aroond 10 kilometre (6.2 mi) northeast o Charles de Gaulle Airport.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Dammartin is historically important as the seat o a coonty o which the haulders played a considerable pairt in French history. The earliest recordit coont o Dammartin wis a certain Hugh, who made hissel maister o the toun in the 10t century; but his dynasty wis replacit bi anither faimily in the 11t century. Reynald I, coont o Dammartin (d. 1227), who wis ane o the coalition crusht bi Keeng Philip Augustus at the battle o Bouvines (1214), left twa co-heiresses, o whae the elder, Maud (Matilda or Mahaut), marriet Philip Hurepel, son o Philip Augustus, an the seicont, Alix, marriet Jean de Trie, in whose line the coonty wis reunitit efter the daith o Philip Hurepel's son Alberic. The coonty passed, throu heiresses, tae the hooses o Fayel an Nanteuil, an in the 15t century wis acquired bi fr [Antoine de Chabannes] (d. 1488), ane o the favorites o Keeng Charles VII, bi his marriage wi Marguerite, heiress o Reynald V o Nanteuil-Aci an Marie o Dammartin. This Antoine de Chabannes, coont o Dammartin in richt o his wife, foucht unner the staundart o Joan o Arc, became a leader o the Ecorcheurs, teuk pairt in the weir o the public weal against Louis XI, an then focht for him against the Burgundians. The collegiate kirk at Dammartin wis foondit bi him in 1480, an his tomb an effigy are in the chancel.

His son, Jean de Chabannes, left three heiresses, o whom the second left a dochter who brocht the county to Philippe de Boulainvilliers, by whose heirs it was sold in 1554 tae the dukes o Montmorency. In 1632 the county was confiscated by Louis XIII and bestowed on the Prince o Condé.

Dammartin-en-Goële siege[eedit | eedit soorce]

On 9 Januar 2015, French interior meenister Bernard Cazeneuve confirmed that a major operation wis unner wey in Dammartin-en-Goële whaur polis helicopters wur deployed. This relatit tae polis attempts tae captur Saïd an Chérif Kouachi, the main suspects in the Charlie Hebdo shuitin. The gunmen wur athin a printin business called CTD[1] an haed taken a hostage.[2] The brithers wur eventually killed in a gunfecht wi French polis.[3]

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

The population o the toun in 2006 wis 8,046. Inhabitants o Dammartin-en-Goële are cried Dammartinois.

See an aw[eedit | eedit soorce]

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Printing business called CTDTemplate:Unreliable source?
  2. Lichfield, John; Milmo, Cahal (9 Januar 2015). "Paris shootings: Charlie Hebdo massacre suspects holed-up with hostage in print works north of Paris after gunfight". The Independent. Archived frae the original on 25 September 2015. Retrieved 9 Januar 2015.
  3. Greg Botelho and Ray Sanchez, CNN (9 Januar 2015). "France: Raids kill 3 suspects, including 2 wanted in Charlie Hebdo attack". CNN. CNN.com.

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