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Rosny-sous-Bois is a commune in the eastern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 10.1 km (6.3 mi) from the centre of Paris.

Rosny-sous-Bois
Commune
Former town hall.
Former town hall.
Coat of arms of Rosny-sous-Bois
Coat of arms
Paris and inner ring departments
Paris and inner ring departments
Coordinates: 48°52′00″N 2°29′00″E / 48.8667°N 2.4833°E / 48.8667; 2.4833Coordinates: 48°52′00″N 2°29′00″E / 48.8667°N 2.4833°E / 48.8667; 2.4833
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Seine-Saint-Denis
Arrondissement Le Raincy
Canton Montreuil-1
Intercommunality Grand Paris
Government
 • Mayor Claude Capillon
Area1 5.91 km2 (2.28 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 41,565
 • Density 7,000/km2 (18,000/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 93064 /93110
Elevation 45–116 m (148–381 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.

It is the seat of the national centre of road information of the national gendarmerie.

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HeraldryEdit

The arms of Rosny-sous-Bois are blazoned :

Azure, an eagle rampant argent, holding in his right talon an olive branch palewise Or.



TransportEdit

Rosny-sous-Bois is served by two stations on Paris RER line E: Rosny – Bois-Perrier and Rosny-sous-Bois.

EducationEdit

The commune has seven public primary school groups, with each having a preschool (maternelle) and an elementary school. There is also a private Montessori French-English bilingual primary school, Ecole maternelle privée «Les merveilles».[1]

Secondary schools:[2]

PersonalitiesEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Groupes scolaires." Rosny-sous-Bois. Retrieved on September 8, 2016.
  2. ^ "Collèges et Lycées." Rosny-sous-Bois. Retrieved on September 8, 2016.

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