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The church of Saint-Étienne, in Fosses
The church of Saint-Étienne, in Fosses
Coat of arms of Fosses
Coat of arms
Fosses is located in France
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Val-d'Oise
Arrondissement Sarcelles
Canton Luzarches
Intercommunality Roissy Portes de France
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Pierre Barros
Area1 3.61 km2 (1.39 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 9,767
 • Density 2,700/km2 (7,000/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 95250 / 95470

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.

Fosses is a commune in the Val-d'Oise department in Île-de-France in northern France.


D'azur à la champagne cousue de sinople, à la devise ondée d'argent brochant sur la partition, à l'arbre chimérique du même, le fût arraché et sommé de deux mains, l'une dextre et l'autre senestre, soutenant et supportant une ville d'or, brochant sur le tout.

Traduction:Azure champagne sewn Vert, currency wavy Argent surmounting the partition, the tree of the same chimerical, was snatched and ordered the two hands, one dextral and sinistral the other, supporting and supporting a city of gold stitching on the whole.

International relations

Twin towns — Sister cities

Fosses is twinned with:

See also


  1. ^
  • Association of Mayors of the Val d’Oise (French)

External links

  • Official website (French)
  • Mérimée database - Cultural heritage (French)
  • Land use (IAURIF)

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