The entrance hall to the Paris XIII University in Villetaneuse
Paris and inner ring departments
|Area1||2.31 km2 (0.89 sq mi)|
|• Density||5,500/km2 (14,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|INSEE/Postal code||93079 /|
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.
|The arms of Villetaneuse are blazoned :
Gules, a castle argent open and pierced of the field, on a chief argent 3 trees vert.
Primary and secondary schools
- Preschools: Anne Frank, Jacqueline Quatremaire, Jules Verne, Henri Wallon
- Elementary schools: Jean-Baptiste Clément, Paul Langevin, Jules Vallès, Jules Verne
Two junior high schools (collèges), operated by Seine-Saint-Denis, are in the commune: Lucie Aubrac and Jean Vilar. Students in Villetaneuse attend senior high schools/sixth-form colleges (lycées), operated by Ile de France, in various surrounding municipalities.
Villetaneuse is well known for its university named "Université Paris XIII or Paris Nord", in particular: the Polytechnique Science Institut "Institut Galilée" where Material Science, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Electronics, Chemical Engineering, and Chemistry are taught.
Villetaneuse is served by no station of the Paris Métro, RER, or suburban rail network. The closest station to Villetaneuse is Épinay – Villetaneuse station on the Transilien Paris – Nord suburban rail line. This station is located in the neighboring commune of Épinay-sur-Seine, 1.2 km (0.75 mi) from the town center of Villetaneuse. It takes less than 15 min to commute to Paris by train. Charles de Gaulle International Airport is located about 12 km (7.5 mi) away from Villetaneuse.
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