Gennevilliers

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.

Gennevilliers
An aerial view of the Port of Gennevilliers

Coat of arms
Paris and inner ring départements
Location of Gennevilliers
Gennevilliers
Paris and inner ring départements
Gennevilliers
Gennevilliers (Île-de-France (region))
Coordinates: 48°56′00″N 2°18′00″E
CountryFrance
RegionÎle-de-France
DepartmentHauts-de-Seine
ArrondissementNanterre
CantonGennevilliers
IntercommunalityGrand Paris
Government
  Mayor (2014-2020) Patrice Leclerc
Area
1
11.64 km2 (4.49 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
46,939
  Density4,000/km2 (10,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+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.

History

On 9 April 1929, one-fifth of the territory of Gennevilliers was detached and became the commune of Villeneuve-la-Garenne.

Economy

Gennevilliers is the site of the main river port Port of Gennevilliers of Paris on the Seine river.

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 Paris RER line C: Les Grésillons and Gennevilliers.

Education

Schools include:

  • 13 preschools[2]
  • 9 primary schools[3]
  • 3 junior high schools: Collège Guy-Môquet, Collège Édouard-Vaillant, Collège Louis-Pasteur[4]

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

Natives/residents

Twin towns - sister cities

Gennevilliers is twinned with:[6]

See also

References

Notes
  1. "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. "Écoles maternelles Archived 2016-09-30 at the Wayback Machine." Genevilliers. Retrieved on September 7, 2016.
  3. "Écoles élémentaires." 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.


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