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Seine-Saint-Denis (Department, France)

Last modified: 2005-12-24 by ivan sache
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Administrative data

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

Area: 236 km2
Population (1995): 1,405,500 inhabitants

Préfecture: Bobigny
Sous-préfecture: Le Raincy
Subdivisions: 1 arrondissement, 40 cantons, 10 communes.

The department is named after the river Seine and the city of Saint-Denis.
It was created in 1964 when the former departments of Seine (75) and Seine-et-Oise (78) were divided.