Creil

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Creil
Quartier St-Médard
Quartier St-Médard
Coat of arms of Creil
Coat of arms
Location of Creil
Creil is located in France
Creil
Creil
Creil is located in Hauts-de-France
Creil
Creil
Coordinates: 49°15′30″N 2°29′00″E / 49.2583°N 2.4833°E / 49.2583; 2.4833Coordinates: 49°15′30″N 2°29′00″E / 49.2583°N 2.4833°E / 49.2583; 2.4833
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentOise
ArrondissementSenlis
CantonCreil
IntercommunalityAgglomération creilloise
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Claude Villemain
Area
1
11.09 km2 (4.28 sq mi)
Population
(2012)2
33,936
 • Density3,100/km2 (7,900/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
60175 /60100
Elevation26–129 m (85–423 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.

Creil [kʁɛj] is a commune in the Oise department in northern France. The Gare de Creil is an important railway junction.

History[edit]

Archaeological remains in the area include a Neolithic site as well as a late Iron Age necropolis, perhaps belonging to a Gaulish fortress or protected camp.

The city itself is mentioned for the first time in a 633 AD document.

International relations[edit]

Creil is twinned with:

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External links[edit]

  • Media related to Creil at Wikimedia Commons
  • Wikisource "Creil". Encyclopædia Britannica. 7 (11th ed.). 1911.
  • Town hall official website (in French)