Pierrefitte-sur-Seine is a commune in the Seine-Saint-Denis department and Île-de-France region of France. Today forming part of the northern suburbs of Paris, Pierrefitte lies 12.4 km (7.7 mi) from the centre of the French capital.
The arms of Pierrefitte-sur-Seine are blazoned :
Gules, 3 rocks argent, perched on the center one a finch Or, on a chief azur a nail argent between 2 fleurs de lis Or.
The town is served by Pierrefitte – Stains railway station on line D of the RER regional suburban rail network.
The south of the commune, where the National Archives of France are due to relocate by 2009, is also served by Saint-Denis – Université station on Paris Métro Line 13. This station lies on the border between the communes of Pierrefitte-sur-Seine and Saint-Denis.
- The actor and playwright Frédérick Lemaître lived in Pierrefitte between 1830 and 1845.
- The naturalist Alcide d'Orbigny died in Pierrefitte in 1857 and is buried in the municipal cemetery.
Pierrefitte is twinned with