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Title: Carrières-sur-Seine  
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Subject: Communes of the Yvelines department, List of twin towns and sister cities in Germany, Arrondissement of Saint-Germain-en-Laye, Grünstadt
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Coordinates: 48°54′32″N 2°10′44″E / 48.9089°N 2.1789°E / 48.9089; 2.1789Coordinates: 48°54′32″N 2°10′44″E / 48.9089°N 2.1789°E / 48.9089; 2.1789

Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Yvelines
Arrondissement Saint-Germain-en-Laye
Canton Houilles
Intercommunality Boucle de Seine
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Françoise Brondani
 • Land1 5.02 km2 (1.94 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 15,596
 • Population2 density 3,100/km2 (8,000/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 78124 / 78420
Elevation 23–58 m (75–190 ft)
(avg. 52 m or 171 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.

Carrières-sur-Seine is a commune in the Yvelines department in the Île-de-France region in north-central France.

The inhabitants of the town of Carrières-sur-Seine are called Carillons (masculine plural) or Carillonnes (feminine plural), which translate into "Chimes" and "Ringing," respectively.[1]

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