Maisons-Alfort


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Maisons-Alfort

(māzôNz-älfôr`), suburb SE of Paris (1990 pop. 54,065), Val-de-Marne dept., N central France. There is some agriculture, but it is mainly an industrial town producing chemicals and metals. A 13th-century church and a veterinary school are in Maisons-Alfort.
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Maisons-Alfort

 

a city in France, located on the Marne River; a suburb southeast of Paris, in the department of Val-de-Marne. Population, 54,000 (1968). Local industries include machine building and metal working.

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Author affiliations: French Agency for Health and Safety, Maisons-Alfort, France (M.
The judge at a court in CreteilAa remanded her in custody following requests by the prosecution."This minor has been remanded today and is suspected of involvement in seven thefts or attempted thefts at bank buildings in the Val-de-Marne (west of Paris) since the beginning of July," prosecutor Dominique Gaillardot said.Police said the girl was taken in for questioning following a robbery at an HSBC branch in Maisons-Alfort. She was found in possession of some of the stolen money.
Address for correspondence: Jacques Guillot, Parasitologie-Mycologie, Ecole Nationale Veterinaire d'Alfort, 7 Avenue du General de Gaulle, 94704 Maisons-Alfort, France; fax: 33-1-43-96-71-90, email: jguillot@vet-alfort.fr