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. It is a small suburb 20 km west of Paris.
Part of Saint-Germain-en-Laye
The church in Fourqueux
|3.67 km2 (1.42 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,100/km2 (2,800/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|Elevation||67–176 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.
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.
- "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.
- Arrêté préfectoral 19 December 2018 (in French)
- http://www.ville-fourqueux.fr/images/stories/A%20PROPOS%2012P%20FOURQUEUX%20N%20247Section%2012013-01-18.pdf[permanent dead link]
- Town council website (in French)
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