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Coat of arms of Carrières-sous-Poissy
Carrières-sous-Poissy (France)
region Île-de-France
Department Yvelines
Arrondissement Saint-Germain-en-Laye
Canton Poissy
Community association Grand Paris Seine et Oise
Coordinates 48 ° 57 '  N , 2 ° 2'  E Coordinates: 48 ° 57 '  N , 2 ° 2'  E
height 17-44 m
surface 7.19 km 2
Residents 16,212 (January 1, 2017)
Population density 2,255 inhabitants / km 2
Post Code 78955
INSEE code
Website Carrières-sous-Poissy

Old town hall, today's seat of the community association

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Carrières-sous-Poissy is a municipality with 16,212 inhabitants (as of January 1 2017) in the department of Yvelines in the region Ile-de-France in France . The municipality belongs to the arrondissement of Saint-Germain-en-Laye and is part of the canton of Poissy . The inhabitants are called Carriérois .


Carrières-sous-Poissy is located on the right bank of the Seine , about nine kilometers northwest of Saint-Germain-en-Laye . In the north it is bounded by Chanteloup-les-Vignes , Andrésy and Achères in the north-east, Poissy in the east and south, in the south-west by Villennes-sur-Seine and Triel-sur-Seine in the north-west.


See also: List of Monuments historiques in Carrières-sous-Poissy

  • Château Champfleury and Château Vanderbilt
  • Saint Joseph Church
  • Town Hall and the Five Mairies
  • Bridge from 1162 to Poissy
  • The Île de la Dérivation in the Seine
  • The car museum Collection de l'Aventure Automobile à Poissy (especially Simca)

Community partnerships

The twin town of Carrières-sous-Poissy is Khénifra in Morocco.



  • Le Patrimoine des Communes des Yvelines. Flohic Editions, Volume 2, Paris 2000, ISBN 2-84234-070-1 , pp. 661-663.

Web links

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