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Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Carrières-sur-Seine
Coat of arms
Carrières-sur-Seine is located in France
Location within Île-de-France region
Carrières-sur-Seine is located in Île-de-France (region)
Coordinates: 48°54′32″N 2°10′44″E / 48.9089°N 2.1789°E / 48.9089; 2.1789Coordinates: 48°54′32″N 2°10′44″E / 48.9089°N 2.1789°E / 48.9089; 2.1789
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Yvelines
Arrondissement Saint-Germain-en-Laye
Canton Houilles
Intercommunality CA Saint Germain Boucles Seine
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Françoise Brondani
Area1 5.02 km2 (1.94 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 15,596
 • Density 3,100/km2 (8,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 78124 /78420
Elevation 23–58 m (75–190 ft)
(avg. 52 m or 171 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-sur-Seine is a commune in the Yvelines department in the Île-de-France region in north-central France.

The inhabitants of the town of Carrières-sur-Seine are called Carillons (masculine plural) or Carillonnes (feminine plural), which translate into "Chimes" and "Ringing," respectively.[1]


Preschool and elementary schools (each group has one preschool and one elementary school):[2]

  • Groupe Maurice Berteaux
  • Groupe Alouettes / Prévert (Maternelle des Alouettes and Elémentaire J. Prévert)
  • Groupe Victor Hugo / Parc (Maternelle Victor Hugo and Elémentaire du Parc)
  • Groupe Plants de Catelaine

Secondary schools in Carrières-sur-Seine:[3]

Secondary schools in nearby municipalities:[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Mairie Carrières-sur-Seine, informations sur la ville Carrières-sur-Seine 78420 -". 
  2. ^ "Ecoles maternelles et élémentaires." Carrières-sur-Seine. Retrieved on September 2, 2016.
  3. ^ a b "Collèges et lycées." Carrières-sur-Seine. Retrieved on September 2, 2016.

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