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Country  France
Department  Val-de-Marne
Area  5.34 km (2.06 sq mi)
Arrondissement  L'Haÿ-les-Roses
Region  Île-de-France
Intercommunality  Val de Bièvre
Population  51,410 (2007)
Local time  Monday 5:31 PM
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Canton  Villejuif-Est (Chef-lieu) Villejuif-Ouest (Chef-lieu)
Weather  19°C, Wind N at 10 km/h, 35% Humidity
Colleges and Universities  EFREI, École supérieure d'ingénieurs en informatique et génie des télécommunications

Villejuif ([vilʒɥif]) is a commune in the southern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 7 km (4.3 mi) from the centre of Paris.


Map of 94800 Villejuif, France


The name Villejuif can be imprecisely translated as "Jewish Town", but the area has no historical connections with the Jewish population of Paris. The name is believed to be a corruption of a Gallo-Roman name, Villa Iuvii, meaning the villa of Iuvius.


Villejuif is served by three stations on Paris Métro Line 7: Villejuif – Léo Lagrange, Villejuif – Paul Vaillant-Couturier, and Villejuif – Louis Aragon.


  • Camille Loiseau, the Doyenne de France from 26 March 2005 to 12 August 2006, died at the Hôpital Paul-Brousse in Villejuif.
  • Issei Sagawa, the Japanese killer and cannibal, was an inmate at high-security Paul Guiraud hospital in Villejuif, in 1982–1984.
  • Komitas Vardapet, the founder of modern Armenian classical music.
  • Vladimir Ghika, Catholic parish priest from 1923-1930, killed in Romania in 1954, beatified 31 August 2013.
  • Hospitals

    Villejuif has many hospitals on its territory :

  • the Institut Gustave Roussy, leading hospital in oncology in Europe
  • the Hôpital Paul-Brousse
  • the Paul Guiraud hospital
  • Education

    13 preschools, 11 elementary schools, and five junior high schools (Collège Aimé-Césaire, Collège Guy-Môquet, Collège Jean Lurçat, Collège Karl-Marx, Collège Pasteur) are in Villejuif. Lycée intercommunal Darius-Milhaud (in Le Kremlin-Bicêtre) serves Villejuif.

    Other institutions:

  • École Pour l'Informatique et les Techniques Avancées
  • Institut Sup'Biotech de Paris
  • Twin cities

  • Dunaújváros, Hungary
  • Mirandola, Italy
  • Neubrandenburg, Germany
  • Vila Franca de Xira, Portugal
  • Yambol, Bulgaria
  • References

    Villejuif Wikipedia