Creil [kʁɛj] is a commune in the Oise department in northern France. The Gare de Creil is an important railway junction.


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.

The Château de Creil is recorded from the 7th century.


International relations

Creil is twinned with:


  • Houssen Abderrahmane, footballer
  • Simon Banza, footballer
  • Jean-François Christophe, footballer
  • Fabé Dia, athlete
  • Michel Chion, French film theorist and composer of experimental music
  • Helene Geoffroy, politician
  • Keblack, rapper
  • Lynel Kitambala, footballer
  • Louis-Gabriel Le Brun, French engineer
  • Paccelis Morlende, basketball player

See also

  • Communes of the Oise department



  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Media related to Creil at Wikimedia Commons
  • "Creil" . Encyclopædia Britannica. 7 (11th ed.). 1911.
  • Town hall official website (in French)


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