Location of Seine-et-Marne in France
|o President of the General Council||Jean-Jacques Barbaux|
|o Total||5,915 km2 (2,284 sq mi)|
|o Density||240/km2 (610/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|o Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|^1 French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km2|
Seine-et-Marne is one of the original 83 departments created on 4 March 1790 during the French Revolution in application of the law of 22 December 1789. It had previously belonged to the former province of Île-de-France.
With 60% of the region used as farmland, Seine-et-Marne is where most agricultural activity occurs within the Île-de-France. Cereals and sugar beet are the principal exports from Seine-et-Marne.
The other key industrial structures are the refinery at Grandpuits and the Snecma research plant. The two new towns are the centre of tourism for the department, mainly due to theme parks such as Disneyland Park and Walt Disney Studios Park at Disneyland Paris.
Seine-et-Marne has a temperate Atlantic climate. The average rainfall is based upon that of Fontainebleau, giving an average rainfall of 650 mm (25.6 in), which is higher than the average of Île-de-France (600 mm (23.6 in)). Average temperature in Melun during the 1953-2002 period was 3.2 °C (37.8 °F) for January and 18.6 °C (65.5 °F) for July.
The storm of 26 December 1999 led to five deaths in Seine-et-Marne and caused several trees to fall.
Seine-et-Marne forms a part of the Île-de-France region; the department covers 49% of the region's land area. It is bordered by Val-d'Oise, Seine-Saint-Denis, Val-de-Marne, Essonne to the West; Loiret and Yonne to the South; Aube and Marne to the East; and Aisne and Oise to the North.
The highest point of the département is Saint-George's Hill (215 m).
People from Seine-et-Marne are known as the Seine-et-Marnais.
Originally Seine-et-Marne was very rural and lightly populated. Over the past 50 years, however, its population has tripled, due to the development of the Paris conurbation and the building of new towns in the northwest of the region. The population was estimated to be 1,267,496 inhabitants in 2006. The region has changed from consisting only of small villages to forming a large part of the Paris conurbation.
|Seine-et-Marne's 1st constituency||Aude Luquet||MoDem|
|Seine-et-Marne's 2nd constituency||Valérie Lacroute||The Republicans|
|Seine-et-Marne's 3rd constituency||Yves Jégo||Union of Democrats and Independents|
|Seine-et-Marne's 4th constituency||Christian Jacob||The Republicans|
|Seine-et-Marne's 5th constituency||Franck Riester||Agir|
|Seine-et-Marne's 6th constituency||Jean-François Parigi||The Republicans|
|Seine-et-Marne's 7th constituency||Rodrigue Kokouendo||La République En Marche!|
|Seine-et-Marne's 8th constituency||Jean-Michel Fauvergue||La République En Marche!|
|Seine-et-Marne's 9th constituency||Michèle Peyron||La République En Marche!|
|Seine-et-Marne's 10th constituency||Stéphanie Do||La République En Marche!|
|Seine-et-Marne's 11th constituency||Olivier Faure||Socialist Party|