Gagny

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Gagny
Gagny town hall
Gagny town hall
Coat of arms of Gagny
Coat of arms
Paris and inner ring departments
Paris and inner ring departments
Coordinates: 48°53′00″N 2°32′00″E / 48.8833°N 2.5333°E / 48.8833; 2.5333Coordinates: 48°53′00″N 2°32′00″E / 48.8833°N 2.5333°E / 48.8833; 2.5333
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Seine-Saint-Denis
Arrondissement Le Raincy
Canton Gagny
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Michel Teulet
Area1 6.83 km2 (2.64 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 38,609
 • Density 5,700/km2 (15,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 93032 / 93220

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.

Gagny is a commune in the eastern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 14.2 km (8.8 mi) from the center of Paris.

History[edit]

On 20 May 1869, a small part of the territory of Gagny was detached and merged with a part of the territory of Livry-Gargan and a part of the territory of Clichy-sous-Bois to create the commune of Le Raincy.

Twin towns[edit]

In 1974, Gagny became twinned with the English towns of Sutton and Bishop Auckland In 1978, Gagny became twinned with Gladsaxe Denmark.

Heraldry[edit]


Arms of Gagny
The arms of Gagny are blazoned :
Quarterly: 1 & 4: bendy Or and azure, 2 & 3: azure, a fleur de lys Or; overall on an inescutcheon gules, 3 automobile wheels argent.
motto: Exierunt mille ad victoriam (a thousand go out to victory)

Transport[edit]

Gagny is served by two stations on Paris RER line E: Gagny and Le Chénay – Gagny.

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