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Coordinates: 48°54′59″N 2°31′54″E / 48.91639°N 2.53167°E / 48.91639; 2.53167

Commune of Livry-Gargan

Location
Livry-Gargan map.svg
Paris and inner ring départements
Coordinates 48°54′59″N 2°31′54″E / 48.91639°N 2.53167°E / 48.91639; 2.53167
Administration
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Seine-Saint-Denis
Arrondissement Le Raincy
Canton Livry-Gargan
Statistics
Elevation 54–125 m (180–410 ft)
Land area1 7.38 km2 (2.85 sq mi)
Population2 40,900  (2005 [1])
 - Density 5,542 /km2 (14,350 /sq mi)
Miscellaneous
INSEE/Postal code 93046/ 93190
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.
2 Population sans doubles comptes: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Livry-Gargan is a commune in the north-eastern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 15.6 km (9.7 miles) from the center of Paris.

Livry-Gargan is twinned with the communities of:

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History

On 20 May 1869, a part of the territory of Livry-Gargan was detached and merged with a part of the territory of Clichy-sous-Bois and a small part of the territory of Gagny to create the commune of Le Raincy.

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Heraldry

Armes de la ville.

Over the centuries, the arms have changed depending on who owned the area. But the modern arms are :

Per pale (Or 2 fesses gules) and (azure, a bend between in chief 3 acorns and in base 2 eagle talons Or); overall an inescutcheon quarterly sable and argent; and on a chief gules, a bunch of grapes slipped and leaved Or between 2 cinquefoils argent.

Transport

Livry-Gargan is not served by any station of the Paris Métro, RER, or suburban rail network. The closest station to Livry-Gargan is Sevran – Livry station on Paris RER line B. This station is located in the neighboring commune of Sevran, 1.9 km (1.2 miles) from the town center of Livry-Gargan.

References

  1. ^ 2005 estimate, 37,288 at the 1999 census

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