Place:Poissy, Yvelines, France

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NamePoissy
Alt namesPinciacumsource: Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) p 963
TypeCommune
Coordinates48.933°N 2.033°E
Located inYvelines, France
Also located inSeine-et-Oise, Île-de-France, France    
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Poissy is a commune in the Yvelines department in the Île-de-France in north-central France. It is located in the western suburbs of Paris from the centre.

In 1561 it was the site of a fruitless Catholic-Huguenot conference, the Colloquy at Poissy. It is known for hosting successively Automobiles Gregoire, Matford, Ford SAF, Simca, Chrysler, Talbot factories, now one of France's largest Peugeot factories. Inhabitants are called Pisciacais.

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