Gennevilliers

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Gennevilliers (Île-de-France (region))
Coordinates: 48°56′00″N2°18′00″E / 48.9333°N 2.3000°E / 48.9333; 2.3000 Coordinates: 48°56′00″N2°18′00″E / 48.9333°N 2.3000°E / 48.9333; 2.3000
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Hauts-de-Seine
Arrondissement Nanterre
Canton Gennevilliers
Intercommunality Grand Paris
Government
  Mayor (2014–2020) Patrice Leclerc
Area
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11.64 km2 (4.49 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01) [1]
46,907
  Density4,000/km2 (10,000/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+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 department of Île-de-France. It is located 9.1 km (5.7 mi) from the centre of Paris. In 2017, it had a population of 46,907.

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History

La plaine de Gennevilliers, by Gustave Caillebotte in 1888 Gustave Caillebotte, 1888, La plaine de Gennevilliers vue des coteaux d'Argenteuil.jpg
La plaine de Gennevilliers, by Gustave Caillebotte in 1888

On 9 April 1929, one-fifth of the territory of Gennevilliers was detached and became the commune of Villeneuve-la-Garenne. Gennevilliers is the site of the main river port Port of Gennevilliers of Paris on the Seine.

Transport

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 RER C (Les Grésillons and Gennevilliers), as well as five stops on Île-de-France tramway Line 1.

Education

Schools in Gennevilliers include:

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

Natives/residents

Twin towns – sister cities

Gennevilliers is twinned with: [6]

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References

Notes
  1. "Populations légales 2017". INSEE . Retrieved 6 January 2020.
  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. "Relations internationales". ville-gennevilliers.fr (in French). Gennevilliers. Retrieved 2019-11-14.