Poissy


Poissy

French commune|nomcommune=Poissy | map_size=270px
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mapcaption=Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
lat_long=coord|48|55|46|N|02|02|44|E|region:FR_type:city(2,000,000)
région=Île-de-France
département=Yvelines | arrondissement=Saint-Germain-en-Laye
canton=Chief town of 2 cantons| insee=78498 | cp=78300
maire=Jacques Masdeu-Arus| mandat=2001-2008
intercomm="none as of 2005"|alt moy=27 m |alt mini=17 m |alt maxi=171 m | hectares=1,328
km²=13.28 | sans=
36,946
35,841| date-sans=Oct., 2006 estimate)
(March 8, 1999 census| dens=2,782|date-dens=2006

Poissy is a commune in the western suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 23.8 km. (14.8 miles) from the center of Paris. In 1561 it was the site of a fruitless Catholic-Huguenot conference, the Colloquy at Poissy. It is known for hosting the former Simca factory, now one of France's largest Peugeot factories.

Transport

Poissy is served by Poissy station on Paris RER line A and on the Transilien Paris – Saint-Lazare suburban rail line.

Highlights

* Villa Savoye, considered by many to be the seminal work of the Swiss architect Le Corbusier.

* The "Noyau de Poissy" is a liquor based on macerated or distilled apricot pits, a local tradition since early 18th century.

External links

* [http://www.ville-poissy.fr/ Poissy website] (in French)
* [http://www.noyaudepoissy.com/ Noyau de Poissy website] (in French)
* [http://wwww.montjoye.net/collegiale_de_poissy_saint_louis Collegiale de Poissy ] The birth city of Saint Louis


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