La Plaine–Stade de France is a station in Saint-Denis, Seine-Saint-Denis, France served by the RER B. It is one of the two RER stations that serve the Stade de France, the other being Stade de France – Saint-Denis on RER Line D. The station is in Zone 2 of the Carte orange.
Seine-Saint-Denis is a French department located in the Île-de-France region and in the Grand Paris. Locally, it is often referred to colloquially as quatre-vingt treize or neuf trois, after its official administrative number, 93. The learned and rarely used demonym for the inhabitants is Séquano-Dionysiens; more common is Dionysiens.
Seine-Saint-Denis is located to the northeast of Paris. It has a surface area of only 236 km², making it one of the smallest departments in France. Seine-Saint-Denis and two other small departments, Hauts-de-Seine and Val-de-Marne, form a ring around Paris, known as the Petite Couronne. Since 1 January 2016, together with Paris, they form the area of Greater Paris.
Seine-Saint-Denis is made up of three departmental arrondissements and 40 communes
Seine-Saint-Denis was created in January 1968, through the implementation of a law passed in July 1964. It was formed from the part of the Seine department to the north and north-east of the Paris ring road, together with a small slice taken from Seine-et-Oise. Seine-Saint-Denis has a history as a veritable left-wing stronghold, belonging to the ceinture rouge of Paris. The French Communist Party especially has maintained a continued strong presence in the department, and still controls the city
An education study confirmed falling levels of literacy in the area, where the fraction of pupils who had 25 errors or more increased from 5.4% in 1987 to 19.8% in 2015.
Saint-Denis is a commune in the northern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 9.4 km from the centre of Paris. Saint-Denis is a subprefecture of the department of Seine-Saint-Denis, being the seat of the arrondissement of Saint-Denis. 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
Until the 3rd century, Saint-Denis was a small settlement called Catolacus or Catulliacum, probably meaning "estate of Catullius", a Gallo-Roman landowner. About 250 AD, the first bishop of Paris, Saint Denis, was martyred on Montmartre hill and buried in Catolacus. Shortly after 250 AD, his grave became a shrine and a pilgrimage centre, with the building of the Abbey of Saint Denis, and the settlement was renamed Saint-Denis. In 1793, during the French Revolution, Saint-Denis was renamed Franci
During its history, Saint-Denis has been closely associated with the French royal house. Starting from Dagobert I, almost every French king was buried in the Basilica. However, Saint-Denis is older than that. In the 2nd century, there was a Gallo-Roman village named Catolacus on the location that Saint-Denis occupies today. Saint Denis, the first bishop of Paris and patron saint of France, was martyred in about 250 AD and buried in the cemetery of Catolacus. Denis' tomb quickly became a place of
Saint-Denis is served by Metro, RER, tram, and Transilien connections. The Saint-Denis rail station, built in 1846, was formerly the only one in Saint-Denis, but today serves as an interchange station for the Transilien Paris – Nord suburban rail line and RER line D.
Saint-Denis is known for its crime, with high rates of robbery, drugs offences and murder. In 2005 it had 150.71 criminal incidents per 1000 inhabitants, far higher than the national average and higher than its department of Seine-Saint-Denis. Police efficiency has been reported as very low, with only 19.82% of crimes solved by the police.
La Seine-Saint-Denis a longtemps gardé l'image d'un département voué à l'activité industrielle, ce qu'elle fut effectivement. La Plaine Saint-Denis, par exemple, située sur les communes de Saint-Denis, Saint-Ouen-sur-Seine et Aubervilliers, demeura jusqu'au début des années 1970 la plus grande zone industrielle de France, voire d'Europe.
À la fin du XIX e siècle et au début du XX e siècle, l'avenue est la voie structurante de l'importante zone industrielle qu'est devenue la Plaine Saint-Denis, et plusieurs lignes de tramways y sont établies, la première reliant le centre-ville à Paris en 1874 et concurrencent les voitures à impériales tirées par deux chevaux qui ...
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The Stade de France (French pronunciation: [stad də fʁɑ̃s]) is the national stadium of France, located just north of Paris in the commune of Saint-Denis.Its seating capacity of 80,698 makes it the eighth-largest stadium in Europe.
La place de la porte de Paris à Saint-Denis est un carrefour routier, qui marque la limite entre le quartier de La Plaine Saint-Denis et le sud du centre-ville de Saint-Denis , [2
La plaine Saint-Denis, un quartier de la Seine-Saint-Denis partagé entre les communes de Saint-Denis, Aubervilliers et Saint-Ouen; La rue Saint-Denis, rue du centre de Paris, où se trouve la Porte Saint-Denis; La rue du Faubourg-Saint-Denis, rue de Paris, dans le prolongement de la rue Saint-Denis en direction de la basilique Saint-Denis