Essonne

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Essonne
Depairtment
Prefectur biggin o the Essonne depairtment, in Évry
Prefectur biggin o the Essonne depairtment, in Évry
Coat o airms o Essonne
Coat o airms
Location o Essonne in Fraunce
Location o Essonne in Fraunce
Coordinates: 48°30′N 02°17′E / 48.500°N 2.283°E / 48.500; 2.283Coordinates: 48°30′N 02°17′E / 48.500°N 2.283°E / 48.500; 2.283
Kintra Fraunce
Region Île-de-France
Prefectur Évry
Subprefectures Étampes
Palaiseau
Govrenment
 • Preses o the General Cooncil Jérome Guedj (PS)
Aurie1
 • Tot 1,804 km2 (697 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Tot 1,201,994
 • Rank 15t
 • Density 670/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Depairtment nummer 91
Arrondissements 3
Cantons 42
Communes 196
^1 French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km2

Essonne (pronounced: [ɛ.sɔn]) is a French depairtment in the region o Île-de-France. It is named efter the Essonne River.