Bondy is a French city in the Seine -Saint -Denis with 53 051 inhabitants (as of 1 January 2011). The city is located directly east of Paris, nine kilometers from the Porte de Pantin and today forms part of the banlieue.


The name Bondy is mentioned as Bonitacium the first time against 600, and is derived from Bonitius, a Gallo -Roman landowner. Previously, the city was still the forest of Bondy covered, in which there were many hijackers. On January 3, 1905, a third of the territory was separated and formed the municipality of Les Pavilions -sous -Bois.


The city has an area of ​​547 ha adjacent municipalities are Aulnay -sous- Bois, Les Pavilions -sous- Bois, Villemomble, Rosny- sous- Bois, Noisy- le -Sec, Bobigny and Le Blanc -Mesnil.


Bondy consists of two cantons:

  • Canton Bondy -Nord -Ouest with 24 953 inhabitants (as of 1999)


The majority of the population lives in social housing, which marks the site from north to south.


Bondy is on the railway line Gare de l' Est -Meaux and the line E of the RER. Between Bondy and Aulnay -sous -Bois has been operating since November 2006, the tram T4.

To the west lies the motorway junction A3 - A86. Bondy is traversed in an east-west direction from the National Road N ° 3 and the Canal de l' Ourcq.

Sons and daughters of the town

  • Claude- Carloman de Rulhière (1735-1791), poet and historian
  • Serge Gakpe (* 1987), football player
  • Jimmy Vicaut (* 1992), Athlete