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Épinay-sur-Seine

Épinay-sur-Seine
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Épinay-sur-Seine
Coat of arms
Paris and inner ring départements
Paris and inner ring départements
Coordinates:
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Seine-Saint-Denis
Arrondissement Saint-Denis
Canton Épinay-sur-Seine
Intercommunality Plaine Commune
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Hervé Chevreau
Area1 4.57 km2 (1.76 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 53,777
 • Density 12,000/km2 (30,000/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 93031 / 93800

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.

Épinay-sur-Seine (IPA: ) is a commune in the northern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 11.3 km (7.0 mi) from the center of Paris. The church of Notre-Dame-des-Missions-du-cygne d'Enghien, designed by Paul Tournon, may be found in the commune.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Town twinning 2
  • Transport 3
  • Personalities 4
  • Heraldry 5
  • See also 6
  • References 7
  • External links 8

History

On 7 August 1850, a part of the territory of Épinay-sur-Seine was detached and merged with a part of the territory of Deuil-la-Barre, a part of the territory of Saint-Gratien, and a part of the territory of Soisy-sous-Montmorency to create the commune of Enghien-les-Bains.

Francis, Duke of Cádiz (13 May 1822 – 17 April 1902), king consort of Spain, took up residence at the château of Épinay-sur-Seine in 1881 until his death in 1902. The castle is currently the Épinay-sur-Seine city hall.

Town twinning

Épinay-sur-Seine is twinned with:[1]

Transport

Épinay-sur-Seine is served by Épinay-sur-Seine station on Paris RER line C. It is also served by Épinay-Villetaneuse station on the Transilien Paris – Nord suburban rail line.

Charles de Gaulle Airport is located about 13 km (8.1 mi) away from Épinay-sur-Seine.

Personalities

Heraldry

Arms of Épinay-sur-Seine
The arms of Épinay-sur-Seine are blazoned :
Per fess: 1: Or, a cross gules between 16 alerions, 2: a pinetree eradicated vert between 2 mullets of six points gules.



See also

References

  • INSEE
  1. ^ Les villes jumelles

External links

  • Official website
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