Romainville

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Romainville
The church of Saint-Germain-l'Auxerrois, designed by Alexandre-Théodore Brongniart
Coat of arms of Romainville
Paris and inner ring departments
Paris and inner ring departments
Location of Romainville
Romainville is located in France
Romainville
Romainville
Romainville is located in Île-de-France (region)
Romainville
Romainville
Coordinates: 48°53′02″N 2°26′06″E / 48.884°N 2.435°E / 48.884; 2.435Coordinates: 48°53′02″N 2°26′06″E / 48.884°N 2.435°E / 48.884; 2.435
CountryFrance
RegionÎle-de-France
DepartmentSeine-Saint-Denis
ArrondissementBobigny
CantonBagnolet
IntercommunalityGrand Paris
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) François Dechy[1]
Area
1
3.44 km2 (1.33 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
30,087
 • Density8,700/km2 (23,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
93063 /93230
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Romainville (French pronunciation: [ʁɔmɛ̃vil] (listen)) is a commune in the Seine-Saint-Denis department and in the eastern suburbs of Paris, France.

Location[edit]

It is located 7.2 km (4.5 mi) from the center of Paris.

History[edit]

On 24 July 1867, a part of the territory of Romainville was detached and merged with a part of the territory of Pantin and a part of the territory of Bagnolet to create the commune of Les Lilas.

Heraldry[edit]

arms of Romainville
The arms of Romainville are blazoned :
Per fess azure and Or, a castle argent, open pierced and masoned sable, and an oak eradicated vert.



Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1793 1,011—    
1800 908−1.52%
1806 1,035+2.21%
1821 839−1.39%
1831 1,012+1.89%
1836 1,222+3.84%
1841 1,672+6.47%
1846 1,597−0.91%
1851 1,499−1.26%
1856 2,083+6.80%
1861 4,289+15.54%
1866 4,907+2.73%
1872 2,044−13.58%
1876 2,025−0.23%
1881 1,854−1.75%
1886 2,106+2.58%
1891 2,106+0.00%
1896 2,408+2.72%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1901 2,961+4.22%
1906 4,472+8.60%
1911 5,676+4.88%
1921 8,087+3.60%
1926 12,821+9.65%
1931 18,449+7.55%
1936 18,422−0.03%
1946 17,022−0.79%
1954 19,217+1.53%
1962 23,494+2.54%
1968 24,091+0.42%
1975 26,260+1.24%
1982 25,363−0.50%
1990 23,563−0.92%
1999 23,779+0.10%
2007 25,563+0.91%
2012 25,411−0.12%
2017 27,567+1.64%
Source: EHESS[3] and INSEE (1968-2017)[4]

Transport[edit]

Romainville is served by no station of the Paris Métro, RER, or suburban rail network. The closest stations to Romainville are Mairie des Lilas station on Paris Métro Line 11 and Bobigny - Pantin - Raymond Queneau station on Paris Métro Line 5. The former is located in the neighboring commune of Les Lilas, 1.4 km (0.87 mi) from the town center of Romainville, and the latter is located in the neighboring commune of Pantin, 1.3 km (0.81 mi) from the town center of Romainville.

There are plans to extend Paris Métro Line 11 beyond its terminus at Mairie des Lilas station, reaching the town center of Romainville and beyond to Rosny-sous-Bois. In 2022, a station on place Carnot will be opened with a connection to tram line 1.

Education[edit]

As of 2016 there were 1,147 preschool (maternelle) students and 1,637 elementary students in Romainville communal primary schools, making a total of 2,782 students.[5]

Primary schools:[6]

Junior high schools:

Lycée Liberté, a vocational high school, is in Romainville.[9]

International relations[edit]

Romainville is twinned with:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  3. ^ Des villages de Cassini aux communes d'aujourd'hui: Commune data sheet Romainville, EHESS. (in French)
  4. ^ Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE
  5. ^ "Rentrée scolaire 2016-2017 ." Romainville. Retrieved on September 12, 2016.
  6. ^ "Numéros utiles." Romainville. Retrieved on September 12, 2016.
  7. ^ Home. Collège Gustave Courbet. Retrieved on September 12, 2016.
  8. ^ Home. Collège Pierre-André Houël. Retrieved on September 12, 2016.
  9. ^ Home.Lycée Liberté. Retrieved on September 12, 2016.

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