Garges-lès-Gonesse

Garges-lès-Gonesse (French pronunciation: [ɡaʁʒ lɛ ɡɔnɛs] (listen), literally Garges near Gonesse) is a commune in the northern suburbs of Paris in the Val-d'Oise department in northern France. It is located 14.1 km (8.8 mi) from the center of Paris. The city is a part of the Paris urban area. It is the seat of the canton of Garges-lès-Gonesse, which also covers Arnouville.

Garges-lès-Gonesse
The Avenue de Stalingrad in Garges-lès-Gonesse
The Avenue de Stalingrad in Garges-lès-Gonesse
Coat of arms of Garges-lès-Gonesse
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Location of Garges-lès-Gonesse
Garges-lès-Gonesse is located in France
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Garges-lès-Gonesse
Garges-lès-Gonesse is located in Île-de-France (region)
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Garges-lès-Gonesse
Coordinates: 48°58′22″N 2°24′03″E / 48.9728°N 2.4008°E / 48.9728; 2.4008Coordinates: 48°58′22″N 2°24′03″E / 48.9728°N 2.4008°E / 48.9728; 2.4008
CountryFrance
RegionÎle-de-France
DepartmentVal-d'Oise
ArrondissementSarcelles
CantonGarges-lès-Gonesse
IntercommunalityCA Roissy Pays de France
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Benoît Jimenez
Area
1
5.47 km2 (2.11 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[1]
43,239
 • Density7,900/km2 (20,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
95268 /95140
Elevation34–80 m (112–262 ft)
(avg. 60 m or 200 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

The city is strongly urbanized and is near to Paris–Le Bourget Airport. Garges-lès-Gonesse was transformed from an old rural village to a suburb at the beginning of the 20th century.

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1793 554—    
1800 593+0.98%
1806 534−1.73%
1821 483−0.67%
1831 549+1.29%
1836 485−2.45%
1841 489+0.16%
1846 437−2.22%
1851 431−0.28%
1856 398−1.58%
1861 416+0.89%
1866 443+1.27%
1872 360−3.40%
1876 808+22.40%
1881 466−10.42%
1886 540+2.99%
1891 512−1.06%
1896 490−0.87%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1901 639+5.45%
1906 688+1.49%
1911 681−0.20%
1921 1,211+5.93%
1926 1,805+8.31%
1931 2,621+7.75%
1936 3,330+4.90%
1946 3,536+0.60%
1954 4,814+3.93%
1962 10,483+10.22%
1968 27,312+17.30%
1975 37,927+4.80%
1982 40,182+0.83%
1990 42,144+0.60%
1999 40,058−0.56%
2007 39,098−0.30%
2012 41,001+0.96%
2017 42,728+0.83%
Source: EHESS[2] and INSEE (1968-2017)[3]

TransportEdit

Garges-lès-Gonesse is served by Garges – Sarcelles station on Paris RER line D.

EducationEdit

Primary schools:[4]

  • 13 preschools
  • 11 elementary schools
  • Four combined preschools and elementary schools

Secondary schools:

PersonalitiesEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  2. ^ Des villages de Cassini aux communes d'aujourd'hui: Commune data sheet Garges-lès-Gonesse, EHESS. (in French)
  3. ^ Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE
  4. ^ "Les écoles à Garges." Garges. Retrieved on September 7, 2016.
  5. ^ "Les collèges Archived 2016-09-14 at the Wayback Machine." Garges. Retrieved on September 7, 2016.
  6. ^ "Le lycée." Garges. Retrieved on September 7, 2016.
  7. ^ "Le lycée professionnel ." Garges. Retrieved on September 7, 2016.

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