The town hall of Pierrefitte-sur-Seine
Paris and inner ring departments
|• Mayor (2001–2006)||Catherine Hanriot|
|Area1||3.41 km2 (1.32 sq mi)|
|• Density||8,300/km2 (21,000/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||93059 / 93380|
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.
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 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
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