Senlis

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Senlis
Cathedral
Cathedral
Flag of Senlis
Flag
Coat of arms of Senlis
Coat of arms
Senlis is located in France
Senlis
Senlis
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Senlis is located in Hauts-de-France
Senlis
Senlis
Coordinates: 49°12′29″N 2°35′15″E / 49.2081°N 2.5875°E / 49.2081; 2.5875Coordinates: 49°12′29″N 2°35′15″E / 49.2081°N 2.5875°E / 49.2081; 2.5875
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentOise
ArrondissementSenlis
CantonSenlis
IntercommunalityTrois Forêts
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Pascale Loiseleur
Area
1
24.05 km2 (9.29 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)2[1]
14,277
 • Density590/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
60612 /60300
Elevation47–140 m (154–459 ft)
(avg. 76 m or 249 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.

Senlis (French pronunciation: ​[sɑ̃lis]) is a commune in the northern French department of Oise.

The monarchs of the early French dynasties lived in Senlis. It is known for the Chantilly forest nearby. It is also known for its Gothic cathedral and other historical monuments.

The people that live here are called "Senlisiens" and "Senlisiennes".[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.
  2. "Le nom des habitants des communes de France". Habitants.fr (in French). Patagos. Retrieved 2020-03-12.