Athis-Mons is a commune in the southern suburbs of
is located . (10.2 miles) from the center
Inhabitants are called Athégiens
part of Orly
International Airport lies on the
territory of the commune of Athis-Mons.
Athis-Mons was formed in 1817 by joining 2 villages, Athis (along
the Seine) and Mons (on the adjacent plateau). Nowadays the lower
area of the commune is commonly called Athis-Val.
is located at the confluence of Orge and Seine rivers, and
at the southern edge of the international airport of Orly.
The canton of Athis-Mons has 2 communes (the other is Paray-Vieille-Poste
) and 36,615
inhabitants. Athis-Mons is a twin town of Ballina in Ireland.
Athis-Mons is served by Athis-Mons
station on Paris RER line C