Bobigny – Pablo Picasso (Paris Métro)

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The name refers to the commune of Bobigny and to the rue Pablo Picasso, named after the Spanish modern artist Pablo Picasso.

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Bobigny is a commune, or town, in the northeastern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located from the center of Paris. Bobigny is the préfecture (capital) of the Seine-Saint-Denis département, as well as the seat of the Arrondissement of Bobigny. It is only the 12th-largest commune in Seine-Saint-Denis (1999 census). Inhabitants are called Balbyniens. Transport Bobigny is served by two stations on Paris Métro Line 5: Bobigny – Pantin – Raymond Queneau and Bobigny – Pablo Picasso.

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