Fourqueux

Fourqueux (pronounced [fuʁ.kø]) is a former commune in the Yvelines department in the Île-de-France in north-central France. On 1 January 2019, it was merged into the commune Saint-Germain-en-Laye.[2] It is a small suburb 20 km west of Paris.

Fourqueux
The church in Fourqueux
The church in Fourqueux
Coat of arms of Fourqueux
Coat of arms
Location of Fourqueux
Fourqueux is located in France
Fourqueux
Fourqueux
Fourqueux is located in Île-de-France (region)
Fourqueux
Fourqueux
Coordinates: 48°53′15″N 2°03′58″E / 48.8875°N 2.0661°E / 48.8875; 2.0661Coordinates: 48°53′15″N 2°03′58″E / 48.8875°N 2.0661°E / 48.8875; 2.0661
CountryFrance
RegionÎle-de-France
DepartmentYvelines
ArrondissementSaint-Germain-en-Laye
CantonSaint-Germain-en-Laye
CommuneSaint-Germain-en-Laye
Area
1
3.67 km2 (1.42 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
3,988
 • Density1,100/km2 (2,800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal code
78112
Elevation67–176 m (220–577 ft)
(avg. 120 m or 390 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

It is known for having a diverse community, due to the Lycée International being located in the neighboring town of Saint-Germain-en-Laye. Fourqueux has received prizes for its flowers on the departmental and regional level every year since 2005.[3]

PopulationEdit

Fourqueux's population as of 2013 was 4,035 people composing 1,652 households. The average yearly income per household in 2009 was 72,741 euros, over twice the average of the Yvelines department as a whole.[4]

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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.
  2. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 19 December 2018 (in French)
  3. ^ http://www.ville-fourqueux.fr/images/stories/A%20PROPOS%2012P%20FOURQUEUX%20N%20247Section%2012013-01-18.pdf[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ http://www.ville-fourqueux.fr/Le-Village/Presentation/Statistiques-INSEE

External linksEdit

 
Town hall