Val-d'Oise

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Val-d'Oise

(väl-dwäz), department (1990 est. pop. 1,064,900), N central France, N of Paris. PontoisePontoise
, city (1990 pop. 28,463), capital of Val-d'Oise dept., N central France. It is the site of a technical school. The metallurgy and chemical industries are important. A "new town" called Cergy is south of the city.
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 is the capital.
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