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Achères, Yvelines

Achères
A general view of Achères
A general view of Achères
Coat of arms of Achères
Coat of arms
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Coordinates:
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Yvelines
Arrondissement Saint-Germain-en-Laye
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Outreman
Area1 9.44 km2 (3.64 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 19,733
 • Density 2,100/km2 (5,400/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 78005 / 
Elevation 18–32 m (59–105 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Achères is a commune in the Yvelines department in north-central France. It is located 23.7 km (14.7 mi) from the center of Paris.

The commune of Achères lies on the south bank of the Seine in a loop of the river, on the edge of the Forest of Saint-Germain-en-Laye. It borders Saint-Germain-en-Laye and Poissy on the south, Andrésy and Carrières-sous-Poissy on the west, Conflans-Sainte-Honorine and Herblay on the north, and Maisons-Laffitte and La Frette-sur-Seine on the east.

Achères church

Population

Inhabitants of Achères are called Achérois.

Transportation

Achères is served by Achères – Ville

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