Saint-Mandé

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Saint-Mandé
At the line 1 metro station
At the line 1 metro station
Coat of arms of Saint-Mandé
Coat of arms
Paris and inner ring départements
Paris and inner ring départements
Coordinates: 48°50′32″N 2°25′07″E / 48.8422°N 2.4186°E / 48.8422; 2.4186Coordinates: 48°50′32″N 2°25′07″E / 48.8422°N 2.4186°E / 48.8422; 2.4186
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Val-de-Marne
Arrondissement Nogent-sur-Marne
Canton Saint-Mandé
Government
 • Mayor Patrick Beaudouin
Area1 0.92 km2 (0.36 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 22,946
 • Density 25,000/km2 (65,000/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 94067 / 94160
Elevation 42–54 m (138–177 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.

Saint-Mandé French pronunciation: ​[sɛ̃ mɑ̃.de] is a commune of the Val-de-Marne department in Île-de-France in the eastern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 5.3 km (3.3 mi) from the center of Paris. It is one of the most densely populated municipalities in Europe. The motto of the city is "Cresco and Floresco", which means "I grow and I begin to blossom".

History[edit]

On 1 January 1860, the city of Paris was enlarged by annexing neighboring communes. On that occasion, about two-thirds of the commune of Saint-Mandé was annexed to Paris, and now forms the neighborhoods of Bel-Air and Picpus, in the 12th arrondissement of Paris.

In 1929, the commune of Saint-Mandé lost one-quarter of its territory when the city of Paris annexed the Bois de Vincennes, a small part of which belonged to Saint-Mandé, leaving Saint-Mandé as a small rump commune after the territorial losses of 1860 and 1929.

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Transport[edit]

Saint-Mandé is served by Saint-Mandé station on Paris Métro Line 1.

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Saint-Mandé is twinned with:

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