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Seine-Saint-Denis (Department, France)

Last modified: 2012-04-22 by ivan sache
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Administrative data

Code: 93
Region: Île-de-France
Traditional province: Île-de-France
Bordering departments: Paris, Seine-et-Marne, Hauts-de-Seine, Val-d'Oise

Area: 236 km2
Population (2006): 1,491,972 inhabitants

Préfecture: Bobigny
Sous-préfecture: Le Raincy
Subdivisions: 3 arrondissements, 40 cantons, 40 communes.

The department is named after river Seine and the town of Saint-Denis.
The Law of 10 July 1964 on the reorganization of the region of Paris, with effect on 1 January 1968, suppressed the departments of Seine and Seine-et-Oise. The department of Seine-SAint-Denis was made of 24 municipalities from Seine and 16 municipalities from Seine-et-Oise.

Ivan Sache, 15 November 2009