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Creil

Creil
Quartier St-Médard
Quartier St-Médard
Coat of arms of Creil
Coat of arms
Creil is located in France
Creil
Creil
Coordinates:
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Oise
Arrondissement Senlis
Canton Creil-Sud and Creil-Nogent-sur-Oise
Intercommunality Agglomération creilloise
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Claude Villemain
Area1 11.09 km2 (4.28 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 33,936
 • Density 3,100/km2 (7,900/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 60175 / 60100
Elevation 26–129 m (85–423 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.

Creil is a commune in the Oise department in northern France.

History

Archaeological remains in the area include a Neolithic site, as well as a late Iron Age necropolis, perhaps belonging to a Gaulish fortress or protected camp.

The city itself is mentioned for the first time in a 633 AD document.

International relations

Creil is twinned with:

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