An aerial view of the Port of Gennevilliers
Paris and inner ring départements
|• Mayor (2014-2020)||Patrice Leclerc|
|11.64 km2 (4.49 sq mi)|
|• Density||4,000/km2 (10,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|Elevation||21–33 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.
On 9 April 1929, one-fifth of the territory of Gennevilliers was detached and became the commune of Villeneuve-la-Garenne.
- 13 preschools
- 9 primary schools
- 3 junior high schools: Collège Guy-Môquet, Collège Édouard-Vaillant, Collège Louis-Pasteur
- Isabelle Adjani, actress
- Pascal Tayot, French judoka who won a silver medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics
- Thierry Vigneron, pole vault bronze medalist and former record holder
- Garra Dembélé, footballer
- Wesley Jobello, footballer
- Issa Kanoute, footballer
- David N'Gog, footballer (Bolton Wanderers, Liverpool F.C.)
- Édouard Roger-Vasselin, tennis player
Gennevilliers is twinned with:
- Bergkamen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
- Wirral, Merseyside, United Kingdom
- Ostrowiec Świętokrzyski, Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship, Poland
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- "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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