Maisons-Alfort, France

About Maisons-Alfort, France

Maisons-Alfort is a commune in the southeastern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 8.4km from the center of Paris.Maisons-Alfort is famous as the location of the National Veterinary School of Alfort. The Fort de Charenton, constructed between 1841 and 1845, has since 1959 housed the Commandement des Écoles de la Gendarmerie Nationale.NameOriginally, Maisons-Alfort was called simply Maisons. The name Maisons comes from Medieval Latin Mansiones, meaning "the houses".At the creation of the ...

Show the whole text

Maisons-Alfort, France's previous events