Paris and inner ring départements
|• Mayor||Marc Everbecq|
|• Land1||2.57 km2 (0.99 sq mi)|
|• Population2 density||13,000/km2 (35,000/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||93006 / 93170|
|Elevation||57–119 m (187–390 ft)|
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.
On 1 January 1860, the city of Paris was enlarged by annexing neighboring communes. On that occasion, a small part of the commune of Bagnolet was annexed to the city of Paris. At the same time, the commune of Charonne was disbanded and divided between the city of Paris, Bagnolet, and Montreuil. Bagnolet received a small part of the territory of Charonne.
The town used to be the home of the Château de Bagnolet.
Support for Georges Ibrahim Abdallah
In December 2013, the city's council voted to make Georges Ibrahim Abdallah an "honorary resident." The city council's motion (which did not mention Abdallah's role in the murder of Charles R. Ray) described him as a “communist activist” and a “political prisoner” who “belongs to the resistance movement of Lebanon" and is a "determined defender of the Palestinian just cause."
Twin towns – Sister cities
Bagnolet is twinned with:
- Sesto Fiorentino, Italy
- French locality honors killer of U.S., Israeli diplomats, Jewish Telegraphic Agency, December 13, 2013.
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