Malakoff is a commune with 30,768 inhabitants (as of 1 January 2011 ) in the department of Hauts -de -Seine in the Ile- de -France region. It is bordered to the south of Paris. The inhabitants are called Malakoffiots.

The headquarters of the French statistics institute INSEE, the national statistics and school ENSAE are based in Malakoff. The EUROCAE offices are located here.


The town of Malakoff was formed on November 8, 1883, by an area of the city Vanves was separated. The city was named after the General Aimable Pelissier, who later became Duke of Malakoff. This got its title after the Fort Malakoff (French: Malakoff ) before Sebastopol, which was captured during the Crimean War in 1855 under his command.



In Malakoff are two stations of the Paris Métro Line 13, Malakoff - Plateau de Vanves Malakoff and - Rue Étienne Dolet.

There is also a station of the Paris Montparnasse Transilien lines, Vanves - Malakoff, which, however, already in the field of Vanves, directly on the municipal boundary lies.


The municipality has two major stages, the Stade Marcel- Cerdan and the Stade Lénine. Biggest sports club Malakoffs the Union Sportive Municipale, whose footballer in the 1970s, even for one season in the second division competed.


  • Christian Boltanski ( b. 1944 ), artist, lives and works in Malakoff
  • Léo Figueres (1918-2011), politician who served from 1965 to 1996 Mayor of the City
  • Lucien Geay (1900-1976), colonial administrator, born in Malakoff
  • Born Daniel J. White (1912-1997), film composer, in Malakoff