The church of Saint-Vincent-de-Paul, in Clichy
|• Mayor (2015–2020)||Rémi Muzeau|
|3.08 km2 (1.19 sq mi)|
|• Density||20,000/km2 (51,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.|
Clichy (French pronunciation: [kli.ʃi] , sometimes unofficially Clichy-la-Garenne) is a commune in the northwestern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located on the Seine, 6.4 km (4.0 mi) from the centre of Paris. In 2017, it had a population of 61,070.
Located in Clichy are the headquarters of the L'Oréal Group, the world's largest company in cosmetics and beauty, Bic, one of the biggest pen producers in the world, as well as Sony France, a large electronics and media company.
The name Clichy was recorded for the first time in the 6th century as Clippiacum, later corrupted into Clichiacum, meaning "estate of Cleppius", a Gallo-Roman landowner.
In the 13th century, the plain of Clichy was used as a garenne ("warren" in English), i.e. a hunting park and game preserve for the exclusive use of the king or a lord. Clichy became known as Clichy-la-Garenne ("Clichy the Warren" or preserve).
Between 1793 and 1795, during the French Revolution, Clichy-la-Garenne was renamed Clichy-la-Patriote (meaning "Clichy the Patriot"), perhaps because the word garenne reminded people of the feudal privileges that the new government abolished in 1789.
After the Revolution, the French administration officially recorded the name of the commune only as Clichy, dropping the "la-Garenne". This is the term in use in the 21st century. But, in many instances the municipality of Clichy refers to the commune traditionally as Clichy-la-Garenne, although this has not been the official name for more than 200 years.
Clichy was the capital of the Merovingians during the rule of Dagobert I.
Its church was built in the 17th century under the direction of St Vincent de Paul, who had previously been curé of Clichy.
In 1830, part of the territory of Clichy was detached and became the commune of Batignolles-Monceau. On 1 January 1860, the city of Paris annexed neighboring communes, taking most of Batignolles-Monceau, which now forms the major part of the 17th arrondissement of Paris. A small part of the territory of Batignolles-Monceau was returned to Clichy.
On 11 January 1867, part of the territory of Clichy was detached and merged with a part of the territory of Neuilly-sur-Seine to create the commune of Levallois-Perret.
The canton covers a part of the commune; the other is in the northern part of Levallois-Perret.
Clichy is twinned with:
L'Oréal Group has its head office in the Centre Eugène Schueller in Clichy.
In addition, Monoprix has its head office in Clichy.Société Bic has its head office in Clichy.
At one time Fnac had its head office in Clichy.In 2008 the head office moved to Ivry-sur-Seine.
Clichy is served by Mairie de Clichy station on Paris Métro Line 13.
It is also served by Clichy – Levallois station on the Transilien Paris – Saint-Lazare suburban rail line.
The commune has 22 primary schools, three junior high schools, and two senior high schools. The junior highs include:
The senior high schools:
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