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Verneuil-sur-Seine (Municipality, Yvelines, France)

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[Flag of Verneuil]by Arnaud Leroy

Source: Mairie de Verneuil-sur-Seine

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Presentation of the city

Verneuil-sur-Seine is a city of 15,000 inhabitants, located on the river Seine.

The name of Verneuil comes from the Gaul word verno, alder. There are more than 230 French toponyms based on verno. The Latin name of the alder, alnus, gave the French modern word aulne and only 57 toponyms, all to be found in the north of the country.

Verneuil is known for its nautical sport and recreational park, built around ponds made by backwaters of the Seine.

Ivan Sache, 13 November 2002

Description of the flag

The flag of Verneuil-sur-Seine is vertically divided green and blue with the municipal coat of arms in the middle.

Ivan Sache, 13 November 2002

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