Gennevilliers

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Gennevilliers
An aerial view of the Port of Gennevilliers
An aerial view of the Port of Gennevilliers
Coat of arms of Gennevilliers
Coat of arms
Paris and inner ring départements
Paris and inner ring départements
Location of Gennevilliers
Gennevilliers is located in France
Gennevilliers
Gennevilliers
Paris and inner ring départements
Gennevilliers is located in Île-de-France (region)
Gennevilliers
Gennevilliers
Gennevilliers (Île-de-France (region))
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 (2014-2020) Patrice Leclerc
Area
1
11.64 km2 (4.49 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
46,939
 • Density4,000/km2 (10,000/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]) is a commune in the northwestern suburbs of Paris, in the Hauts-de-Seine département of France. It is located 9.1 km (5.7 mi) from the center of Paris.

History[edit]

Gennevilliers, by Lucy Bacon circa 1895. Photo from painting in private collection.

On 9 April 1929, one-fifth of the territory of Gennevilliers was detached and became the commune of Villeneuve-la-Garenne.

Economy[edit]

Gennevilliers is the site of the main river port Port of Gennevilliers of Paris on the Seine river.

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 Paris RER line C: Les Grésillons and Gennevilliers.

Education[edit]

Schools include:

  • 13 preschools[2]
  • 9 primary schools[3]
  • 3 junior high schools: Collège Guy-Môquet, Collège Édouard-Vaillant, Collège Louis-Pasteur[4]

There is a senior high school, Lycée Galilée.[5]

Natives/residents[edit]

International relations[edit]

Gennevilliers is twinned with:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Notes
  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Écoles maternelles Archived 2016-09-30 at the Wayback Machine." Genevilliers. Retrieved on September 7, 2016.
  3. ^ "Écoles élémentaires[permanent dead link]." Genevilliers. Retrieved on September 7, 2016.
  4. ^ "Collèges Archived 2016-09-30 at the Wayback Machine." Gennevilliers. Retrieved on September 7, 2016.
  5. ^ "Lycée Galilée." Gennevilliers. Retrieved on September 7, 2016.
  6. ^ "List of Twin Towns in the Ruhr District" (PDF). © 2009 Twins2010.com. Retrieved 2009-10-28. External link in |publisher= (help)[permanent dead link]
  7. ^ "British towns twinned with French towns [via WaybackMachine.com]". Archant Community Media Ltd. Archived from the original on 5 July 2013. Retrieved 2013-07-20.
  8. ^ "List of Twin Towns of Ostrowiec Swietokrzyski". Municipality of Ostrowiec Swietokrzyski. Archived from the original on 2010-08-22. Retrieved 2010-08-24.

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