Essonne

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Essonne
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
KintraFraunce
RegionÎle-de-France
PrefecturÉvry
SubprefecturesÉtampes
Palaiseau
Govrenment
 • Preses o the General CooncilJérome Guedj (PS)
Area
 • Total1,804 km2 (697 sq mi)
Population
 (2007)
 • Tot1,201,994
 • Rank15t
 • Density670/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Depairtment nummer91
Arrondissements3
Cantons42
Communes196
^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.