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, Rungis, France



Rungis is a commune in the southern suburbs of Paris, France, in the département of Val-de-Marne.It is best known as the location of the large wholesale food market serving the Paris metropolitan area and beyond, the Marché d'Intérêt National de Rungis, said to be the largest food market in the world.The name Rungis was recorded for the first time in a royal charter of 1124 as Rungi Villa.EconomyRungis is the home base for the headquarters of the Système U supermarket cooperative, Corsair International (previously Corsairfly) and HOP! airlines, and MGA Entertainment's France division.Prior to its disestablishment, Air Liberté was headquartered in Rungis. Airlinair previously had its head office in Rungis. In 2013 Airlinair merged into HOP!TransportRungis is located 11.6km. (7.2 miles) from the center of Paris and 2km from Orly Airport, at the junction of the A6 and RN7.Rungis is served by Rungis – La Fraternelle station on Paris RER line C.