Villetaneuse

Villetaneuse (French pronunciation: [viltanøz] (listen)) is a commune in the northern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 12.1 km (7.5 mi) from the center of Paris.

Villetaneuse
The entrance hall to the Paris XIII University in Villetaneuse
The entrance hall to the Paris XIII University in Villetaneuse
Coat of arms of Villetaneuse
Paris and inner ring departments
Paris and inner ring departments
Location of Villetaneuse
Villetaneuse is located in France
Villetaneuse
Villetaneuse
Villetaneuse is located in Île-de-France (region)
Villetaneuse
Villetaneuse
Coordinates: 48°57′55″N 2°20′42″E / 48.9653°N 2.345°E / 48.9653; 2.345Coordinates: 48°57′55″N 2°20′42″E / 48.9653°N 2.345°E / 48.9653; 2.345
CountryFrance
RegionÎle-de-France
DepartmentSeine-Saint-Denis
ArrondissementSaint-Denis
CantonÉpinay-sur-Seine
IntercommunalityGrand Paris
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Dieunor Excellent
Area
1
2.31 km2 (0.89 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[1]
13,574
 • Density5,900/km2 (15,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
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 Villetaneuse are blazoned :
Gules, a castle argent open and pierced of the field, on a chief argent 3 trees vert.



PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1968 7,405—    
1975 8,909+2.68%
1982 10,080+1.78%
1990 11,177+1.30%
1999 11,376+0.20%
2007 12,378+1.06%
2012 12,502+0.20%
2017 13,646+1.77%
Source: INSEE[2]

EducationEdit

Primary and secondary schoolsEdit

The commune has four preschools (maternelles) and four primary schools, with 150 employees total.[3] They are:[4]

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.[5]

UniversityEdit

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.

TransportEdit

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.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  2. ^ Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE
  3. ^ "Ecoles." Villetaneuse. Retrieved on September 8, 2016.
  4. ^ "Annuaire (schools)." Villetaneuse. Retrieved on September 8, 2016.
  5. ^ "Collèges et lycées." Villetaneuse. Retrieved on September 8, 2016.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Villetaneuse at Wikimedia Commons