1. General Information :

Gennevilliers is a French commune in the north-western suburbs of Paris. It is situated 5km from the centre of Paris, between the commercial centre of La Défense, the Champs-Elysées and Roissy and Bourget airports. Gennevilliers resides on the intersection of 3 departments: Hauts-de-Seine, Seine-Saint-Denis and Val-d’Oise. It is the largest river port in the Paris region.

Population: 42,733 inhabitants (1999)

Location: France

Official Website

Safety contract: 1998

Twinned with: Ostrowiec (Poland), Al Bira (Palestine), Imola (Italy), La Bañeza (Spain),  Wirral (England), Bergkamen (Germany)

2. The City in our Network :

The City and Efus

Member since 2000

Participated in:

  • Efus International Conference, Security, Democracy and Cities: The Manifesto of Aubervilliers and Saint Denis, 2012


  • International Conference of Paris, France, 1991

The City and the National Forum (FFSU)

Member since 2000

Participated in:

  • Working group: Local Authorities- Justice, 26 February 2014
  • Training session on “Intermunicipal links and crime prevention: the issues”, Paris, 7 October 2009


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