Carrières-sous-Poissy

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Carrières-sous-Poissy
Carrières-sous-Poissy is located in France
Carrières-sous-Poissy
Carrières-sous-Poissy
Coordinates: 48°56′55″N 2°02′22″E / 48.9486°N 2.0394°E / 48.9486; 2.0394Coordinates: 48°56′55″N 2°02′22″E / 48.9486°N 2.0394°E / 48.9486; 2.0394
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Yvelines
Arrondissement Saint-Germain-en-Laye
Canton Poissy-Nord
Intercommunality Deux rives de la Seine
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Eddie Aït
Area
 • Land1 7.19 km2 (2.78 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 14,106
 • Population2 density 2,000/km2 (5,100/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 78123 / 78955
Elevation 17–44 m (56–144 ft)
(avg. 33 m or 108 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Carrières-sous-Poissy is a commune in the Yvelines department in the Île-de-France region in north-central France. The town sits on the bank of the Seine River, directly opposite the commune of Poissy. Notable landmarks in Carrières-sous-Poissy include the Château Champfleury, the Château Vanderbilt and St. Joseph's Church.

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