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Title: Samoreau  
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Subject: Communes of the Seine-et-Marne department, Arrondissement of Fontainebleau, Canton of Fontainebleau, Communauté de communes entre Seine et Forêt
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Coordinates: 48°25′34″N 2°45′18″E / 48.4261°N 2.755°E / 48.4261; 2.755Coordinates: 48°25′34″N 2°45′18″E / 48.4261°N 2.755°E / 48.4261; 2.755

Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Seine-et-Marne
Arrondissement Fontainebleau
Canton Fontainebleau
Intercommunality Seine et Forêt
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Baptiste Morla
 • Land1 5.65 km2 (2.18 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 2,338
 • Population2 density 410/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 77442 / 77210
Elevation 41–147 m (135–482 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Samoreau is a commune in the Seine-et-Marne department in the Île-de-France region in north-central France.


Inhabitants of Samoreau are called Samoréens.

Famous residents

  • Matthias Blazek, German local historian and journalist, lived as a member of the German Military Delegation in France in the village from 1994 to 1999
  • Jean-Pierre Lacloche, French writer, buried on the cemetery of Samoreau
  • Olivier Larronde, French poet, buried in the cemetery of Samoreau
  • Stéphane Mallarmé, French poet and critic, buried in the cemetery of Samoreau (next to his son Anatole)[1]

See also


  • René Clément-Bayer, Alain Nicol, Cécile and Jean-Pierre Thibieroz: Samoreau. Samoreau 1978
  • Pierre Grassat: La Libération de Samoreau 23-25 août 1944 – Récit d'un témoin. Samoreau 1996
  • Pierre Grassat and Matthias Blazek: Pompes à bras et pompiers à Samoreau: L'Historique des Sapeurs-Pompiers de Samoreau 1898–1982. Introduced by Patrice Havard, Samoreau 1997
  • Georges Guillory: Vulaines – Samoreau – Héricy, éditions Amatteis, Le Mée-sur-Seine 1993 ISBN 2-86849-127-8
  • Les Amis de Samois sur Seine: Valvins. Les Cahiers Samoisiens, Nr. 14/1993, Samois sur Seine 1993 ISSN 0338-120X
  • Alain Nicol and Matthias Blazek: L'Histoire de la Grange aux Dîmes. Samoreau 1998
  • Étienne Pivert de Sénancour and George Sand: Obermann. Paris 1863, p. 97
  • Marie-Anne Sarda: Stéphane Mallarmé à Valvins. Livre du visiteur, Musée départemental Stéphane Mallarmé, Vulaines-sur-Seine 1995 ISBN 2-911389-00-X
  • René Clément-Bayer, Alain Nicol, Cécile and Jean-Pierre Thibieroz: La Mémoire d'un Village 1177–1987. Exhibition catalogue, exposition about the history of Samoreau, Samoreau 1987
  • Comité de Jumelage Samoreau/Bernried: Bulletins No 1-4, Samoreau 1996–1999
  • Prussia: Der deutsch-französische Krieg, 1870–71 / redigirt von der Kriegsgeschichtlichen Abtheilung des Großen Generalstabes. Berlin 1878, p. 60

External links

  • Official site (French)
  • 1999 Land Use, from IAURIF (Institute for Urban Planning and Development of the Paris-Île-de-France région) (English)
  • French Ministry of Culture list for Samoreau (French)
  • Map of Samoreau on Michelin (English)
  • National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (Institut National de la Statistique et des Études Économiques): INSEE (English)


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