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Saint-Maurice, Val-de-Marne

For other places with the same name, see Saint-Maurice.

Saint-Maurice is a commune in the southeastern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 6.8 km. (4.2 miles) from the center of Paris. The insane asylum Charenton was located in Saint-Maurice; it is now a psychiatric hospital.


Originally called Charenton-Saint-Maurice, the name of the commune was officially shortened to Saint-Maurice in 1842.

In 1929, the commune of Saint-Maurice lost half of its territory when the city of Paris annexed the Bois de Vincennes, a part of which belonged to Saint-Maurice.


Saint-Maurice is served by no station of the Paris Métro, RER, or suburban rail network. The closest station to Saint-Maurice is Charenton – Écoles station on Paris Métro Line 8. This station is located in the neighboring commune of Charenton-le-Pont, 0.6 km.(0.4 miles) from the town center of Saint-Maurice.

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