Moisson

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Moisson
The town hall in Moisson
The town hall in Moisson
Moisson is located in France
Moisson
Moisson
Coordinates: 49°04′29″N 1°40′04″E / 49.0747°N 1.6678°E / 49.0747; 1.6678Coordinates: 49°04′29″N 1°40′04″E / 49.0747°N 1.6678°E / 49.0747; 1.6678
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Yvelines
Arrondissement Mantes-la-Jolie
Canton Bonnières-sur-Seine
Intercommunality Portes de l’Île-de-France
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Danielle Gouriou
Area1 9.70 km2 (3.75 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 918
 • Density 95/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 78410 /78840
Elevation 11–43 m (36–141 ft)
(avg. 20 m or 66 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.

Moisson is a commune in the Yvelines department in the Île-de-France region in north-central France.

History[edit]

On 12 November, 1903, the Lebaudy brothers made a controlled dirigible flight of 54 km (34 mi) from Moisson to Paris.

Moisson was the site of the 6th World Scout Jamboree, held in 1947, which brought together 24,152 Scouts and Guides from all over the world.

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