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Joinville-le-Pont

Joinville-le-Pont
The bridge of Joinville-le-Pont
The bridge of Joinville-le-Pont
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Paris and inner ring departments
Paris and inner ring departments

Coordinates: 48°49′17″N 2°28′22″E / 48.8214°N 2.4728°E / 48.8214; 2.4728Coordinates: 48°49′17″N 2°28′22″E / 48.8214°N 2.4728°E / 48.8214; 2.4728{{#coordinates:48.8214|2.4728|type:city(17420)_region:FR|||||| |primary |name=

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Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Val-de-Marne
Arrondissement Nogent-sur-Marne
Canton Joinville-le-Pont
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Olivier Dosne
Area1 2.3 km2 (Bad rounding hereLua error in Module:Math at line 495: attempt to index field 'ParserFunctions' (a nil value). sq mi)
Population (2006)2 17,420
 • Density 7,600/km2 (20,000/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 94042 / 94340

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.

Joinville-le-Pont is a commune in the southeastern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located Script error: No such module "convert". from the center of Paris.

History

The commune was created in 1791 under the name La Branche-du-Pont-de-Saint-Maur (literally "The Branch of Saint-Maur's Bridge") by detaching its territory from the commune of Saint-Maur-des-Fossés. The commune was renamed Joinville-le-Pont (literally "Joinville the Bridge") on 29 August 1831. Under Louis-Philippe of France, the Redoute de Gravelle was built in the commune.

In 1929, the commune of Joinville-le-Pont lost more than a third of its territory when the city of Paris annexed the Bois de Vincennes, a part of which belonged to Joinville-le-Pont.

Transport

Joinville-le-Pont is served by Joinville-le-Pont station on Paris RER line A.

See also

References

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