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Stains is a commune in the northern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 11.6 km (7.2 mi) from the center of Paris.

Stains
Landscaping in Stains
Landscaping in Stains
Coat of arms of Stains
Coat of arms
Paris and inner ring departments
Paris and inner ring departments
Location of Stains
Stains is located in France
Stains
Stains
Paris and inner ring departments
Stains is located in Île-de-France (region)
Stains
Stains
Stains (Île-de-France (region))
Coordinates: 48°57′00″N 2°23′00″E / 48.9500°N 2.3833°E / 48.9500; 2.3833Coordinates: 48°57′00″N 2°23′00″E / 48.9500°N 2.3833°E / 48.9500; 2.3833
CountryFrance
RegionÎle-de-France
DepartmentSeine-Saint-Denis
ArrondissementSaint-Denis
CantonSaint-Denis-2
IntercommunalityGrand Paris
Government
 • MayorAzzédine Taïbi
Area
1
5.39 km2 (2.08 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
39,776
 • Density7,400/km2 (19,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
93072 /93240
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

HeraldryEdit


The arms of Stains are blazoned :
Argent, 2 fesses wavy vert, on a chief gules 3 stalks of wheat slipped and leaved Or.
motto: semina metes (sow and you shall reap)

TransportEdit

Stains is served by Pierrefitte – Stains station on Paris RER line D. This station is located at the border between the commune of Stains and the commune of Pierrefitte-sur-Seine, on the Pierrefitte-sur-Seine side of the border.

EducationEdit

Schools in Stains:[2]

  • 11 public preschools/nursery schools (maternelles)
  • 13 public elementary schools
  • 3 public junior high schools: Barbara, Joliot Curie, and Pablo Neruda
  • 1 public senior high school/sixth-form college: Lycée polyvalent Maurice Utrillo
  • 1 private junior high school: Collège privé Sainte-Marie

International relationsEdit

Twin towns — Sister citiesEdit

Stains is twinned with:

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Les établissements scolaires." Stains, Seine-Saint-Denis. Retrieved on September 8, 2016.

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