Paris and inner ring departments
|• Land1||0.70 km2 (0.27 sq mi)|
|• Population2 density||25,000/km2 (64,000/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||93061 /|
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.
Le Pré-Saint-Gervais (pronounced: [lə pʁe sɛ̃ ʒɛʁvɛ]; simply known by locals as Le Pré, i.e. "the meadow") is a commune in the northeastern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 5.2 km (3.2 mi) from the center of Paris. With a density of 23,396 inhabitants per square kilometres at the last French census of 1999, Le Pré-Saint-Gervais is one of the most densely populated municipalities in Europe.
On 1 January 1860, the city of Paris was enlarged by annexing neighboring communes. On that occasion, a large part of the commune of Le Pré-Saint-Gervais was annexed to Paris, and forms now the neighborhood of Pré-Saint-Gervais, in the 19th arrondissement of Paris, leaving Le Pré-Saint-Gervais as a rump commune.
The arms of Le Pré-Saint-Gervais are blazoned :
Le Pré-Saint-Gervais is served by no station of the Paris Métro, RER, or suburban rail network. The closest station to Le Pré-Saint-Gervais is Hoche station on Métro line . This station is located in the neighboring commune of Pantin, 0.8 km (0.50 mi) from the town center of Le Pré-Saint-Gervais.
- Official website (French)
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