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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.

Suresnes
Suresnes
(French pronunciation: ​[sy.ʁɛn]) is a commune in the western suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 9.3 km (5.8 mi) from the center of Paris. The nearest communes are Neuilly-sur-Seine, Puteaux, Rueil-Malmaison, Saint-Cloud
Saint-Cloud
and Boulogne-Billancourt. It is also on a tram line giving access to La Defense and its rail services.

Contents

1 History 2 Transport 3 People from Suresnes 4 International relations 5 See also 6 References 7 External links

History[edit] Fort Mont-Valérien
Fort Mont-Valérien
(Mémorial de la France
France
Combattante) is situated in this commune, and has a beautiful view of Paris
Paris
and the Eiffel Tower. In 1974 the Spanish Socialist Workers Party
Spanish Socialist Workers Party
held its 26th Congress in Suresnes
Suresnes
(it was illegal in Spain
Spain
under Franco). Felipe González
Felipe González
was elected Secretary General, replacing Rodolfo Llopis Ferrándiz. González was from the "reform" wing of the party, and his victory signaled a defeat for the historic and veteran wing of the Party. The direction of the party shifted from the exiles to the young people in Spain
Spain
who had not fought in the Spanish Civil War. Transport[edit] Suresnes
Suresnes
is served by Suresnes-Mont-Valérien station on the Transilien La Défense
La Défense
and Transilien Paris
Paris
– Saint-Lazare suburban rail lines. The Pont de Suresnes
Suresnes
carries the Allée de Longchamp (one of the main traffic arteries) from the Bois de Boulogne
Bois de Boulogne
over the Seine
Seine
into the western suburbs of Paris. People from Suresnes[edit]

See Category:People from Suresnes

Though she was not born in Suresnes, Noor Inayat Khan
Noor Inayat Khan
the 'Indian Spy Princess', lived there with her family in a large estate known as 'Fazal Manzil' from 1920 to 1940 during which time she studied at the Sorbonne.[1][2][3] Noor Inayat Khan
Noor Inayat Khan
later returned to France
France
as a Special
Special
Operations Executive, spying for the Allied cause in occupied France.[4] She was executed by the Germans and posthumously awarded the Croix de Guerre
Croix de Guerre
and the George Cross.[5] Luc Lang
Luc Lang
(born 1956), writer Alexis Salatko (born 1959), writer

International relations[edit]

Kragujevac
Kragujevac
sister cities agreement, as seen in Kragujevac
Kragujevac
city hall

See also: List of twin towns and sister cities in France Suresnes
Suresnes
is twinned with:

Colmenar Viejo, Spain District of Göttingen, Germany Hackney, United Kingdom[6] Hann. Münden, Germany

Holon, Israel Kragujevac, Serbia[7] Villach, Austria Targovishte, Bulgaria
Bulgaria
(2001)[8]

See also[edit]

Fort Mont-Valérien Suresnes
Suresnes
American Cemetery and Memorial Communes of the Hauts-de-Seine
Hauts-de-Seine
department

References[edit]

^ Dalton, Samantha (2012-11-08). "BBC News - Noor Inayat Khan: The Indian princess who spied for Britain". Bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 2013-10-01.  ^ "BBC to take iconic TV shows to Burma as sanctions ease - News". uk asia online. 2012-12-20. Retrieved 2013-10-01.  ^ "Nekbakht Foundation". Nekbakht Foundation. Retrieved 2013-10-01.  ^ "The Tribune - Magazine section - Saturday Extra". Tribuneindia.com. Retrieved 2013-10-01.  ^ "BBC News - Memorial for 'Spy Princess' Noor Inayat Khan
Noor Inayat Khan
unveiled". Bbc.co.uk. 2012-11-08. Retrieved 2013-10-01.  ^ "British towns twinned with French towns [via WaybackMachine.com]". Archant Community Media Ltd. Archived from the original on 5 July 2013. Retrieved 2013-07-20.  ^ " Kragujevac
Kragujevac
Twin Cities". ©2009 Information service of Kragujevac City. Retrieved 2009-02-21.  ^ "International Contacts". Targovishte
Targovishte
Municipality. Archived from the original on 2006-08-21. Retrieved 2013-08-29. 

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External links[edit]

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Suresnes
libraries

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Communes in the Metropolitan Area of Paris

Population over 2 million

City of Paris

Population over 100,000

Argenteuil Boulogne-Billancourt Montreuil Saint-Denis

Population over 75,000

Asnières-sur-Seine Aubervilliers Aulnay-sous-Bois Champigny-sur-Marne Colombes Courbevoie Créteil Nanterre Rueil-Malmaison Versailles Vitry-sur-Seine

Population over 50,000

Antony Le Blanc-Mesnil Bondy Cergy Chelles Clamart Clichy Drancy Épinay-sur-Seine Évry Fontenay-sous-Bois Issy-les-Moulineaux Ivry-sur-Seine Levallois-Perret Maisons-Alfort Meaux Neuilly-sur-Seine Noisy-le-Grand Pantin Saint-Maur-des-Fossés Sarcelles Sartrouville Sevran Villejuif

Population over 25,000

Alfortville Athis-Mons Bagneux Bagnolet Bezons Bobigny Bois-Colombes Brunoy Bussy-Saint-Georges Cachan Charenton-le-Pont Châtenay-Malabry Châtillon Chatou Le Chesnay Choisy-le-Roi Clichy-sous-Bois Conflans-Sainte-Honorine Corbeil-Essonnes La Courneuve Draveil Élancourt Ermont Franconville Fresnes Gagny La Garenne-Colombes Garges-lès-Gonesse Gennevilliers Gonesse Goussainville Grigny Guyancourt L'Haÿ-les-Roses Herblay Houilles Le Kremlin-Bicêtre Livry-Gargan Malakoff Mantes-la-Jolie Massy Melun Meudon Montfermeil Montigny-le-Bretonneux Montrouge Les Mureaux Neuilly-sur-Marne Nogent-sur-Marne Noisy-le-Sec Palaiseau Le Perreux-sur-Marne Pierrefitte-sur-Seine Plaisir Le Plessis-Robinson Poissy Pontault-Combault Pontoise Puteaux Rambouillet Ris-Orangis Romainville Rosny-sous-Bois Saint-Cloud Saint-Germain-en-Laye Saint-Ouen Sainte-Geneviève-des-Bois Sannois Savigny-sur-Orge Savigny-le-Temple Stains Sucy-en-Brie Suresnes Taverny Thiais Trappes Tremblay-en-France Vanves Vigneux-sur-Seine Villemomble Villeneuve-la-Garenne Villeneuve-Saint-Georges Villeparisis Villepinte Villiers-le-Bel Villiers-sur-Marne Vincennes Viry-Châtillon Yerres

Population under 25,000

1,669 other communes

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Communes of the Hauts-de-Seine
Hauts-de-Seine
department

Antony Asnières-sur-Seine Bagneux Bois-Colombes Boulogne-Billancourt Bourg-la-Reine Châtenay-Malabry Châtillon Chaville Clamart Clichy Colombes Courbevoie Fontenay-aux-Roses Garches La Garenne-Colombes Gennevilliers Issy-les-Moulineaux Levallois-Perret Malakoff Marnes-la-Coquette Meudon Montrouge Nanterre Neuilly-sur-Seine Le Plessis-Robinson Puteaux Rueil-Malmaison Saint-Cloud Sceaux Sèvres Suresnes Vanves Vaucresson Ville-d'Avray Villeneuve-la-Garenne

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