Moisson

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Moisson
The town hall in Moisson
The town hall in Moisson
Location of Moisson
Moisson is located in France
Moisson
Moisson
Moisson is located in Île-de-France (region)
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
CountryFrance
RegionÎle-de-France
DepartmentYvelines
ArrondissementMantes-la-Jolie
CantonBonnières-sur-Seine
IntercommunalityPortes de l’Île-de-France
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Danielle Gouriou
Area
1
9.70 km2 (3.75 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
972
 • Density100/km2 (260/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
78410 /78840
Elevation11–43 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.

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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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.