Romainville

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Romainville
The church of Saint-Germain-l'Auxerrois, designed by Alexandre-Théodore Brongniart
Coat of arms of Romainville
Coat of arms
Paris and inner ring departments
Paris and inner ring departments
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Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Seine-Saint-Denis
Arrondissement Bobigny
Canton Romainville
Government
 • Mayor Corinne Valls
Area1 3.44 km2 (1.33 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 25,783
 • Density 7,500/km2 (19,000/sq mi)
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. 2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Romainville is a commune in the eastern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 7.2 km (4.5 mi) from the center of Paris.

History

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

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.



Transport

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.

International relations

Twin towns – Sister cities

Romainville is twinned with:

See also

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