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by Arnaud Leroy
Source: Mairie de Garches
Garches is a city of 18,036 inhabitants (1999 census) located 5 km west of Paris. The area of the municipality is 269 ha.
The first mention of the place dates back to 1063 as Garziacus. Two possible etymologies are:
Source: Municipal website
Garches is mostly known for the Raymond Poincaré Hospital, which is specialized in medical treatment of road accident victims.
Ivan Sache, 7 April 2002
The flag of Garches is white with the municipal coat of arms placed in the middle of the flag.
Ivan Sache, 7 April 2002Mostbet