Gennevilliers

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Gennevilliers
Town centre of Gennevilliers
Town centre of Gennevilliers
Coat of arms of Gennevilliers
Paris and inner ring départements
Paris and inner ring départements
Location of Gennevilliers
Gennevilliers is located in France
Gennevilliers
Gennevilliers
Gennevilliers is located in Île-de-France (region)
Gennevilliers
Gennevilliers
Coordinates: 48°56′00″N 2°18′00″E / 48.9333°N 2.3000°E / 48.9333; 2.3000Coordinates: 48°56′00″N 2°18′00″E / 48.9333°N 2.3000°E / 48.9333; 2.3000
CountryFrance
RegionÎle-de-France
DepartmentHauts-de-Seine
ArrondissementNanterre
CantonGennevilliers
IntercommunalityGrand Paris
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Patrice Leclerc[1]
Area
1
11.64 km2 (4.49 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
48,530
 • Density4,200/km2 (11,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
92036 /92230
Elevation21–33 m (69–108 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Gennevilliers (French pronunciation: [ʒœnvilje] (listen)) is a commune in the northwestern suburbs of Paris, in the Hauts-de-Seine department of Île-de-France. It is located 9.1 km (5.7 mi) from the centre of Paris. In 2017, it had a population of 46,907.

History[edit]

La plaine de Gennevilliers, by Gustave Caillebotte in 1888

On 9 April 1929, one-fifth of the territory of Gennevilliers was detached and became the commune of Villeneuve-la-Garenne. Gennevilliers is the site of the main river port Port of Gennevilliers of Paris on the Seine.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1793 1,155—    
1800 1,041−1.47%
1806 1,005−0.58%
1821 1,086+0.52%
1831 1,106+0.18%
1836 1,099−0.13%
1841 1,115+0.29%
1846 1,154+0.69%
1851 1,166+0.21%
1856 1,168+0.03%
1861 1,630+6.89%
1866 2,186+6.05%
1872 1,897−2.34%
1876 2,389+5.93%
1881 3,245+6.32%
1886 4,448+6.51%
1891 5,837+5.59%
1896 7,401+4.86%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1901 10,056+6.32%
1906 11,586+2.87%
1911 14,003+3.86%
1921 18,118+2.61%
1926 24,120+5.89%
1931 27,250+2.47%
1936 29,369+1.51%
1946 25,169−1.53%
1954 33,137+3.50%
1962 42,595+3.19%
1968 46,074+1.32%
1975 50,290+1.26%
1982 45,396−1.45%
1990 44,818−0.16%
1999 42,513−0.58%
2007 41,960−0.16%
2012 42,919+0.45%
2017 46,907+1.79%
Source: EHESS[3] and INSEE (1968-2017)[4]

Transport[edit]

Gennevilliers is served by three stations on Paris Métro Line 13: Les Courtilles, Les Agnettes and Gabriel Péri. All three are at the border with the commune of Asnières-sur-Seine.

Gennevilliers is also served by two stations on RER C (Les Grésillons and Gennevilliers), as well as five stops on Île-de-France tramway Line 1.

Education[edit]

Schools in Gennevilliers include:

  • 13 preschools[5]
  • 9 primary schools[6]
  • 3 junior high schools: Collège Guy-Môquet, Collège Édouard-Vaillant, Collège Louis-Pasteur[7]

There is a senior high school, Lycée Galilée.[8]

Natives/residents[edit]

Twin towns – sister cities[edit]

Gennevilliers is twinned with:[9]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  3. ^ Des villages de Cassini aux communes d'aujourd'hui: Commune data sheet Gennevilliers, EHESS. (in French)
  4. ^ Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE
  5. ^ "Écoles maternelles Archived 2016-09-30 at the Wayback Machine." Genevilliers. Retrieved on September 7, 2016.
  6. ^ "Écoles élémentaires[permanent dead link]." Genevilliers. Retrieved on September 7, 2016.
  7. ^ "Collèges Archived 2016-09-30 at the Wayback Machine." Gennevilliers. Retrieved on September 7, 2016.
  8. ^ "Lycée Galilée." Gennevilliers. Retrieved on September 7, 2016.
  9. ^ "Relations internationales". ville-gennevilliers.fr (in French). Gennevilliers. Retrieved 2019-11-14.

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