Montfermeil

Montfermeil (French pronunciation: [mɔ̃fɛʁmɛj] (listen)) is a commune in the eastern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 17.2 km (10.7 mi) from the center of Paris.

Montfermeil
Montfermeil town hall

Coat of arms
Paris and inner ring departments
Location of Montfermeil
Montfermeil
Paris and inner ring departments
Montfermeil
Montfermeil (Île-de-France (region))
Coordinates: 48°54′00″N 2°34′00″E
CountryFrance
RegionÎle-de-France
DepartmentSeine-Saint-Denis
ArrondissementLe Raincy
CantonTremblay-en-France
IntercommunalityGrand Paris
Government
  Mayor (20082014) Xavier Lemoine
Area
1
5.45 km2 (2.10 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
26,262
  Density4,800/km2 (12,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
93047 /93370
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Montfermeil is famous as the location of Thénardiers' inn in Les Misérables. It has made the headlines due to troubles in its social estate called "les Bosquets".

Heraldry

The arms of Montfermeil are blazoned :
Gules, 3 roses argent.

Points of interest

Economy

Montfermeil at one time had the head office of Titus Software.[2]

Transport

Montfermeil is served by two stations of the Paris Métro, RER, or suburban rail network. The closest stations are Le Raincy-Villemomble-Montfermeil and Le Chénay-Gagny.

Education

Schools in Montfermeil:

  • Seven combined preschools and elementary schools: L'Arc en Ciel, Paul Eluard, Jules Ferry, Danielle Casanova, Victor Hugo, Jean-Baptiste Clement, and Joliot Curie[3]
  • Junior high schools: Jean Jaures and Pablo Picasso[4]

Notable people

See also

References

  1. "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. "Profie." Titus Games. 30 June 1998. Retrieved on 4 September 2012. "310 Avenue Daniel Perdrige, 93370 Montfermeil."
  3. "Les écoles maternelles et élémentaires." Montfermeil. Retrieved on September 7, 2016.
  4. "Les collèges." Montfermeil. Retrieved on September 7, 2016.


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