Nogent-sur-Oise


Nogent-sur-Oise


Nogent-sur-Oise (French pronunciation: ​[nɔʒɑ̃ syʁ waz]; Picard: Nogint-su-Oése) is a commune in the French department of Oise, administrative region of Hauts-de-France (Picardy as former region). It lies adjacent to the north of the larger town Creil.

Population

International relationships

Nogent-sur-Oise is twinned with:

  • Gersthofen, Germany since 1969
  • Beverley, United Kingdom since 1998
  • Aida Camp, Palestine since 2009
  • Fucecchio, Italy since 2014

In February 2020, Nogent-sur-Oise suspended its partnership with the Polish town of Kraśnik as a reaction to the passing of an anti-LGBT resolution by the Kraśnik local authorities. In April 2021, the controversial resolution was repealed by the town council.

In popular culture

Nogent-sur-Oise is the town where the character Jacob once lived with his family in the Newbery Honor-winning book The Inquisitor's Tale. Half the village was burned down by Christian boys on a dare.

See also

  • Communes of the Oise department

References

  • INSEE commune file




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