Évry is a former commune in the southern suburbs of Paris, France, prefecture of the department of Essonne. In 2019, it was merged into the new commune Évry-Courcouronnes. It is located 25.0 km from the centre of Paris, in the "new town" of Évry Ville Nouvelle, created in the 1960s, of which it is the central and most populated commune. Significant nearby communes include Courcouronnes, Corbeil-Essonnes, Ris-Orangis, Brétigny-sur-Orge, and Draveil. Accor and Arianespace have their former headquarters and headquarters, respectively, in Courcouronnes, near Évry. Carrefour's Hypermarket division has its head office in Courcouronnes, near Évry. University: University of Évry Val d'Essonne. Grande école: École nationale supérieure d'informatique pour l'industrie et l'entreprise • Telecom Business School • Telecom SudParis.
Measure taken by the local authorities to promote business include declaring certain quarters a "zone franche" which means that businesses starting up in these areas are exempt from corporation tax along with many other social benefits and aids which makes Évry an attractive town for future entrepreneurs.
Évry has a population of over 54,477 people. Évry also forms part of the wider Paris metropolitan area which has a population of over 12,628,266 people.