Goussainville, Val-d'Oise

Goussainville is a commune in the metropolitan area of Paris, France. It is located 20.6 km (12.8 mi) north-northeast from the center of Paris, near Charles de Gaulle Airport.

Saint Pierre-Saint Paul

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Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Location of Goussainville
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Goussainville (Île-de-France (region))
Coordinates: 49°01′57″N 2°28′29″E
IntercommunalityCA Roissy Pays de France
  Mayor (20142020) Alain Louis
11.52 km2 (4.45 sq mi)
  Density2,700/km2 (7,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
95280 /95190
Elevation56–109 m (184–358 ft)
(avg. 70 m or 230 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Goussainville, together with the neighboring communes of Le Thillay and Vaudherland, form an urban area of 31,109 inhabitants (1999 census). This urban area is a satellite city of Paris, being separated from the urban area of Paris by some agricultural land. However, with the growth of the Paris suburbs, particularly around Charles de Gaulle Airport, it is expected that in the near future Goussainville will be reached by the suburbs of Paris, thus becoming physically linked to the urban area of Paris.

Goussainville was the site of the crash of the supersonic Tupolev Tu-144 during the 1973 Paris Air Show which led to the deaths of all six people on board and eight more on the ground and is less than 6km from Gonesse, the site of the crash of the supersonic Concorde operating as Air France Flight 4590 on 25 July 2000.


Goussainville is served by two stations on Paris RER line D: Goussainville and Les Noues.


As of 2016, there are 1,718 students in 13 public preschools and 2,782 elementary school students in 13 public primary schools. There are a total of 19 campuses with a total of about 4,500 students.[2]

Junior high schools:

  • Collège Georges Charpak[3]
  • Collège Montaigne[4]

Senior high schools:

See also


  1. "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. "Les établissements ." Goussainville. Retrieved on September 4, 2016.
  3. Home. Collège Georges Charpak de Goussainville. Retrieved on September 4, 2016.
  4. Home. Collège Montaigne. Retrieved on September 4, 2016.
  5. Home. Lycée Romain Rolland. Retrieved on September 4, 2016.
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