Courbevoie


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Courbevoie

(ko͞orbvwä`), city (1990 pop. 65,649), Hauts-de-Seine dept., N central France, on the Seine River. An industrial suburb of Paris, Courbevoie manufactures automobiles, bicycles, perfumes, and pharmaceuticals. There are also electrical industries, foundries, and copperworks. There have been many commercial and residential high rises constructed recently. The Avenue du Général de Gaulle, which runs through Courbevoie, is a continuation of the Champs ÉlyséesChamps Élysées
, avenue of Paris, France, leading from the Place de la Concorde to the Arc de Triomphe. It is celebrated for its tree-lined beauty, its commodious breadth, the elegance of its cafés, theaters, and shops, and the fountain display at its center.
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 of Paris.

Courbevoie

 

a city in northern France. It is a northwest industrial suburb of Paris, in the Seine Department, on the Seine River. Population, 60,000 (1968). Industry includes machine building, metalworking, textiles, chemicals, and food processing.