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Courbevoie coat of arms
Courbevoie (France)
region Île-de-France
Department Hauts-de-Seine
Arrondissement Nanterre
Canton Courbevoie-1 (main town)
Courbevoie-2 (main town)
Community association Métropole du Grand Paris and
Paris Ouest La Défense
Coordinates 48 ° 54 '  N , 2 ° 15'  E Coordinates: 48 ° 54 '  N , 2 ° 15'  E
height 25-56 m
surface 4.17 km 2
Residents 81,719 (January 1, 2017)
Population density 19,597 inhabitants / km 2
Post Code 92400
INSEE code

Courbevoie town hall

Courbevoie is a municipality with 81,719 inhabitants (as of January 1, 2017) in the French department of Hauts-de-Seine . It is located in the north-west of the Paris metropolitan area , around eight kilometers from the city center, on the left bank of the Seine . The community area is 417 ha . The inhabitants are Courbevoisiens called.

The La Défense business district, which is characterized by high-rise buildings, is located partly in the urban area of ​​Courbevoie, and partly in the neighboring communities of Puteaux and Nanterre . The city is divided into the two cantons of Courbevoie-Nord and Courbevoie-Sud . Jacques Kossowski from the UMP has been Mayor of Courbevoie since 1995 .

While the population development declined in the 1960s, the number of inhabitants, which was 54,488 in 1975, has risen continuously since then.


The Musée Roybet Fould is located in the Parc de Bécon on the Seine . It mainly shows works of art from the second half of the 19th century. In addition, exhibits on regional history are on display. On the other side of the park is the Villa Pavillon des Indes , which serves as an apartment for art scholars. A small exhibition on the history of the building is open to the public on individual days of the year.

Architectural monuments

See: List of Monuments historiques in Courbevoie

Economy and Infrastructure

The headquarters of the global corporations Saint-Gobain (industrial group), Engie (energy supply company) and Total (mineral oil company) are located in Courbevoie. The logistics company GEFCO is also based here.

The body manufacturer Vanvooren was based in Courbevoie from 1910 to 1950, and in the 1930s it produced numerous bodies for chassis from Bugatti , Hispano-Suiza , Rolls-Royce and Bentley . The automobile manufacturers Alva , Bucciali and Delage also had their workshops here.


Sons and daughters of the church

Died in Courbevoie

Town twinning

Town twinning

Courbevoie has had a partnership with the Enfield district of London since 1994 and a partnership with the German city of Freudenstadt in Baden-Württemberg since 1961 .


  • Le Patrimoine des Communes des Hauts-de-Seine. Flohic Éditions, 2nd edition, Charenton-le-Pont 1993, ISBN 2-908958-95-3 , pp. 176-187.

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