Achères, Yvelines

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Achères
A general view of Achères
A general view of Achères
Coat of arms of Achères
Coat of arms
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Coordinates: 48°57′37″N 2°04′06″E / 48.9602°N 2.0684°E / 48.9602; 2.0684Coordinates: 48°57′37″N 2°04′06″E / 48.9602°N 2.0684°E / 48.9602; 2.0684
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Yvelines
Arrondissement Saint-Germain-en-Laye
Canton Poissy
Intercommunality Grand Paris Seine Oise
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Marc Honoré
Area1 9.44 km2 (3.64 sq mi)
Population (2014)2 20,923
 • Density 2,200/km2 (5,700/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 78005 /
Elevation 18–32 m (59–105 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.

Achères is a commune in the Yvelines department in north-central France. It is located 23.7 km (14.7 mi) from the center of Paris.

The commune of Achères lies on the south bank of the Seine in a loop of the river, on the edge of the Forest of Saint-Germain-en-Laye. It borders Saint-Germain-en-Laye and Poissy on the south, Andrésy and Carrières-sous-Poissy on the west, Conflans-Sainte-Honorine and Herblay on the north, and Maisons-Laffitte and La Frette-sur-Seine on the east.

Achères church

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 349 —    
1800 415 +18.9%
1806 416 +0.2%
1821 433 +4.1%
1831 479 +10.6%
1836 506 +5.6%
1841 508 +0.4%
1846 553 +8.9%
1851 585 +5.8%
1856 595 +1.7%
1861 660 +10.9%
1866 648 −1.8%
1872 715 +10.3%
1876 853 +19.3%
1881 874 +2.5%
1886 847 −3.1%
1891 801 −5.4%
1896 944 +17.9%
1901 1,158 +22.7%
1906 1,260 +8.8%
1911 1,496 +18.7%
1921 1,703 +13.8%
1926 2,374 +39.4%
1931 3,109 +31.0%
1936 3,641 +17.1%
1946 3,936 +8.1%
1954 4,459 +13.3%
1962 5,390 +20.9%
1968 10,444 +93.8%
1975 15,172 +45.3%
1982 15,351 +1.2%
1990 15,039 −2.0%
1999 18,929 +25.9%
2008 19,733 +4.2%

Inhabitants of Achères are called Achérois.

Transportation[edit]

Achères is served by Achères – Ville station on Paris RER line RER A and on the Transilien Paris – Saint-Lazare suburban rail line, called line L.

By road, it is accessible from the N184, the Route de Poissy, and the D30.

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