Stains is a commune in the northern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 11.6 km (7.2 mi) from the center of Paris.
The arms of Stains are blazoned :
Argent, 2 fesses wavy vert, on a chief gules 3 stalks of wheat slipped and leaved Or.
|motto: semina metes (sow and you shall reap)
Stains is served by Pierrefitte – Stains station on Paris RER line D. This station is located at the border between the commune of Stains and the commune of Pierrefitte-sur-Seine, on the Pierrefitte-sur-Seine side of the border.
Twin towns — Sister cities
Stains is twinned with: