Saint-Denis, Seine-Saint-Denis

Saint-Denis (/ˌsæ̃dəˈn/, French: [sɛ̃d(ə)ni] (listen)) is a commune in the northern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 9.4 km (5.8 mi) from the centre of Paris. Saint-Denis, which had a population of 112,091 as of 2018, is a subprefecture (French: sous-préfecture) of the department of Seine-Saint-Denis, being the seat of the arrondissement of Saint-Denis.

Saint-Denis
Location of Saint-Denis
Saint-Denis
Saint-Denis
Coordinates: 48°56′08″N 2°21′14″E
CountryFrance
RegionÎle-de-France
DepartmentSeine-Saint-Denis
ArrondissementSaint-Denis
CantonSaint-Denis-1 and 2
IntercommunalityGrand Paris
Government
  Mayor (20202026) Mathieu Hanotin[1]
Area
1
12.36 km2 (4.77 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[2]
112,091
  Density9,100/km2 (23,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Dionysien
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
93066 /93200, 93210 (La Plaine)
Elevation23–46 m (75–151 ft)
Websiteville-saint-denis.fr
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Saint-Denis is home to the royal necropolis of the Basilica of Saint-Denis and was also the location of the associated abbey. It is also home to France's national football and rugby stadium, the Stade de France, built for the 1998 FIFA World Cup. Saint-Denis is a formerly industrial suburb currently changing its economic base. Inhabitants of Saint-Denis are called Dionysiens.[3]


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