Montfermeil

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Montfermeil
Paris and inner ring departments
Paris and inner ring departments
Coordinates: 48°54′00″N 2°34′00″E / 48.9000°N 2.5667°E / 48.9000; 2.5667Coordinates: 48°54′00″N 2°34′00″E / 48.9000°N 2.5667°E / 48.9000; 2.5667
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Seine-Saint-Denis
Arrondissement Le Raincy
Canton Montfermeil
Intercommunality Clichy-sous-Bois - Montfermeil
Government
 • 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 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[edit]

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



Points of interest[edit]

Economy[edit]

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

Transport[edit]

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[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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