Joinville-le-Pont

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Joinville-le-Pont
Commune
The bridge of Joinville-le-Pont
The bridge of Joinville-le-Pont
Coat of arms of Joinville-le-Pont
Coat of arms
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
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Val-de-Marne
Arrondissement Nogent-sur-Marne
Canton Charenton-le-Pont
Intercommunality Grand Paris
Government
 • Mayor (2008–) Olivier Dosne
Area1 2.42 km2 (0.93 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 17,420
 • Density 7,200/km2 (19,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
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 9.4 km (5.8 mi) from the center of Paris.

History[edit]

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[edit]

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

Education[edit]

Public schools include:

  • Preschools/nurseries (maternelles): Centre, Jean de la Fontaine, Polangis, P’tit Gibus[1]
  • Elementaries: Palissy, Parangon, Polangis, and Eugène Voisin[2]
  • Junior high schools (collèges): Jean Charcot and Jules Ferry[3]

There is a private school, Groupe Scolaire A.P.E.P., which runs from preschool to senior high school/sixth-form college (lycée).[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Écoles maternelles." Joinville-le-Pont. Retrieved on September 10, 2016.
  2. ^ "Écoles élémentaires." Joinville-le-Pont. Retrieved on September 10, 2016.
  3. ^ "Collèges." Joinville-le-Pont. Retrieved on September 10, 2016.
  4. ^ "Établissements privés." Joinville-le-Pont. Retrieved on September 10, 2016.

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