Villejuif

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Villejuif
Coat of arms of Villejuif
Coat of arms
Paris and inner ring departments
Paris and inner ring departments
Location of Villejuif
Villejuif is located in France
Villejuif
Villejuif
Paris and inner ring departments
Villejuif is located in Île-de-France (region)
Villejuif
Villejuif
Villejuif (Île-de-France (region))
Coordinates: 48°47′31″N 2°21′49″E / 48.7919°N 2.3636°E / 48.7919; 2.3636Coordinates: 48°47′31″N 2°21′49″E / 48.7919°N 2.3636°E / 48.7919; 2.3636
CountryFrance
RegionÎle-de-France
DepartmentVal-de-Marne
ArrondissementL'Haÿ-les-Roses
CantonVillejuif-Est (Chef-lieu)
Villejuif-Ouest (Chef-lieu)
IntercommunalityVal de Bièvre
Government
 • MayorFranck Le Bohellec
Area
1
5.34 km2 (2.06 sq mi)
Population
 (2008)
53,240
 • Density10,000/km2 (26,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
94076 /94800
Elevation62–130 m (203–427 ft)
Website[1]
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Villejuif is a town and commune in the southest suburb of Paris, France. It is in the Île-de-France region and the Val-de-Marne department. About 53,240 people lived there in 2008.

Education[change | change source]

The biotechnology engineering school Sup'Biotech is located at Villejuif. A campus of the computer science schools EPITA and École pour l'informatique et les nouvelles technologies is also located in the commune.

Twin towns[change | change source]