Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
|Intercommunality||Val de France|
|• Mayor (2001–2008)||Didier Vaillant|
|Area1||7.3 km2 (2.8 sq mi)|
|• Density||3,700/km2 (9,700/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||95680 / 95400|
|Elevation||64–147 m (210–482 ft)
(avg. 75 m or 246 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.
Villiers-le-Bel is served by no station of the Paris Métro, RER. The closest station to Villiers-le-Bel is Villiers-le-Bel – Gonesse – Arnouville station on Paris RER line D. This station is located in the neighboring commune of Arnouville-lès-Gonesse, 2.5 km (1.6 mi) from the town center of Villiers-le-Bel.
On the night of 25 November 2007, gangs attacked a police station in Villiers-le-Bel, torched cars, and vandalized stores. The violence was prompted by the deaths of two adolescents after a crash between their motorbike and a police patrol car at an intersection. The disturbances spread to neighbouring towns on the night of 26 November. 82 police officers were injured, four of them seriously, by shotgun blasts. 
- Alexandre Beljame (1842–1906), writer.
- Mickael Citony footballer
- Marie-Laure Delie footballer
- Gaël N’Lundulu footballer
- Kevin Vinetot footballer
Villiers le Bel is also home to many of France's top rappers such as Armaguedon, kazkami, Arsenik, K.ommando Toxik, 113 and Sentinel, Sboko, Makiavelik,R D'elite, and CH3.
- Ariane Bernard, International Herald Tribune. ""Second night of violence in Paris suburb"". Retrieved 2007-11-26.
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