Livry-Gargan

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Livry-Gargan
Paris and inner ring departments
Paris and inner ring departments
Coordinates: 48°55′09″N 2°32′10″E / 48.9192°N 2.5361°E / 48.9192; 2.5361Coordinates: 48°55′09″N 2°32′10″E / 48.9192°N 2.5361°E / 48.9192; 2.5361
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Seine-Saint-Denis
Arrondissement Le Raincy
Canton Livry-Gargan
Area
 • Land1 7.38 km2 (2.85 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 42,075
 • Population2 density 5,700/km2 (15,000/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 93046 / 93190
Elevation 54–125 m (177–410 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.

Livry-Gargan is a commune in the northeastern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 15.6 km (9.7 mi) from the center of Paris.

Twin towns[edit]

Livry-Gargan is twinned with the communities of:

History[edit]

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

Heraldry[edit]

Armes de la ville.

Over the centuries, the arms have changed depending on who owned the area. But the modern arms are :

Per pale (Or 2 fesses gules) and (azure, a bend between in chief 3 acorns and in base 2 eagle talons Or); overall an inescutcheon quarterly sable and argent; and on a chief gules, a bunch of grapes slipped and leaved Or between 2 cinquefoils argent.




Transport[edit]

Livry-Gargan is not served by any station of the Paris Métro, RER, or suburban rail network. The closest station to Livry-Gargan is Sevran – Livry station on Paris RER line B. This station is located in the neighboring commune of Sevran, 1.9 km (1.2 mi) from the town center of Livry-Gargan.

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