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Title: Montfermeil  
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Montfermeil town hall
Montfermeil town hall
Coat of arms of Montfermeil
Coat of arms
Paris and inner ring departments
Paris and inner ring departments
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Seine-Saint-Denis
Arrondissement Le Raincy
Canton Montfermeil
Intercommunality Clichy-sous-Bois - Montfermeil
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Xavier Lemoine
Area1 5.45 km2 (2.10 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 26,060
 • Density 4,800/km2 (12,000/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 93047 / 93370

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.

Montfermeil (French pronunciation: ) is a commune in the eastern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 17.2 km (10.7 mi) from the center of Paris.

Montfermeil is famous as the location of Thénardiers' inn in Les Misérables. It has made the headlines due to troubles in its social estate called "les Bosquets".


  • Heraldry 1
  • Points of interest 2
  • Economy 3
  • Transport 4
  • Notable people from Montfermeil 5
  • See also 6
  • References 7
  • External links 8


arms of Montfermeil
The arms of Montfermeil are blazoned :
Gules, 3 roses argent.

Points of interest


Montfermeil at one time had the head office of Titus Software.[1]


Montfermeil is served by two stations of the Paris Métro, RER, or suburban rail network. The closest stations are Villemomble-Le Raincy- Montfermeil and Gagny-Le Chénay.

Notable people from Montfermeil

See also


  1. ^ "Profie." Titus Games. 30 June 1998. Retrieved on 4 September 2012. "310 Avenue Daniel Perdrige, 93370 Montfermeil."

External links

  • Official website (in French)
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