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For other uses and homophones, see Malakhov (a Russian name, rendered as Malakoff in French- see Duke of Malakoff)

Coordinates: 48°49′29″N 2°18′04″E / 48.82472°N 2.30111°E / 48.82472; 2.30111

Commune of Malakoff

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Typical street in Malakoff.
Location
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Paris and inner ring départements
Coordinates 48°49′29″N 2°18′04″E / 48.82472°N 2.30111°E / 48.82472; 2.30111
Administration
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Hauts-de-Seine
Arrondissement Antony
Canton Malakoff
Intercommunality Sud de Seine
Mayor Catherine Margaté
Statistics
Elevation 67–80 m (220–260 ft)
Land area1 2.07 km2 (0.80 sq mi)
Population2 30,500  (2005 [1])
 - Density 14,734 /km2 (38,160 /sq mi)
Miscellaneous
INSEE/Postal code 92046/ 92240
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.

Malakoff is a suburban commune in the département of Hauts-de-Seine, southwest of Paris, France. It is located 5 km (3.1 mi). (3.1 miles) from the centre of the city.

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Geography

Coordinates: 48°49′N 2°18′E / 48.817°N 2.3°E / 48.817; 2.3

History

The commune of Malakoff was created on 8 November 1883 by detaching its territory from the commune of Vanves. It is named after the Battle of Malakoff, fought during the Crimean War.

Transport

Malakoff is served by two stations on Paris Métro line 13: Malakoff – Plateau de Vanves and Malakoff – Rue Étienne Dolet.

Malakoff is also served by Vanves – Malakoff station on the Transilien Paris – Montparnasse suburban rail line. This station is located at the border between the commune of Malakoff and the commune of Vanves, on the Vanves side of the border.

References

  1. ^ 2005 estimate, 29,402 at the 1999 census

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