Levallois-Perret

France

Levallois-Perret is a commune in the Hauts-de-Seine department and Île-de-France region of north-central France. It lies some 6 km from the centre of Paris in the north-western suburbs of the French capital. It is the most densely populated town in Europe and, together with neighbouring Neuilly-sur-Seine, one of the most expensive suburbs of Paris.

CountryFrance
RegionÎle-de-France
DepartmentHauts-de-Seine
 Mayor Agnès Pottier-Dumas
Area12.41 km2 (0.93 sq mi)
 Density27,000/km2 (69,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)

Name

The name Levallois-Perret comes from two housing developments, Champerret and Village Levallois, which resulted in the incorporation of the commune.

Economy

Alstom has its headquarters in Levallois-Perret. Speed Rabbit Pizza also has its headquarters in the commune. EVA Air has its Paris office in Levallois-Perret. According to Le Journal du Net, the debt per inhabitant of Levallois is 9,030 euros, the French record. Saft Groupe S.A., a subsidiary of Total S.A. in the battery manufacturing industry, is also based in Levallois-Perret.

Previously, Carrefour had its head office in Levallois-Perret.

Education

The territory of the municipality is located in the academy of Versailles .

The city operates ten nursery schools and nine municipal elementary schools , as well as the Maurice Ravel Conservatory.

The department manages four colleges , one of which is private and the Île-de-France region a high school .

Levallois-Perret is home to:

  • European Institute of Journalism (EJI)
  • the Higher Institute of Commerce of Paris (ISC)
  • Icart-Photo, photography school (EDH Group)
  • EFAP, school for new communication professions (formerly: French school for press officers, EDH group)

Transport

Levallois-Perret is served by three stations on Paris Métro Line 3: Louise Michel, Anatole France, and Pont de Levallois – Bécon.

The municipality of Levallois-Perret operates two free bus lines circulating the town.

Sport

Levallois Sporting Club is one of the most important sports club in France with 14500 members.

LSC continues to operate teams in a wide variety of sports, but basketball is no longer among them.

The Marcel-Cerdan sports center regularly hosts basketball and boxing matches.

Local Culture and Heritage 

Cultural heritage

  • The Ravel room is located in the premises of the Maurice Ravel conservatory.

Places and monuments

The town includes many monuments listed in the general inventory of the cultural heritage of France.

The historic monuments of the town are:

  • the temple of the Little Star inaugurated in 1912;
  • the former Hertford British Hospital , listed in 1987 ;
  • the Moorish Villa of Villa Chaptal , listed in 1993 .

Among the other monuments of the town: the cemetery of Levallois-Perret .

Levallois-Perret – View of the reformed temple of the Little Star.

Contact

Town Hall
email
webmaster@ville-levallois.fr
address
Place de la République 92300 Levallois
phone
01 49 68 30 00