Franconville is located in the Val-d'Oise, in the heart of the Valley of Montmorency, between the Butte de Montmorency and that of Parisis. At 17 kilometers north-west of Paris, Franconville is part of the joint outer ring of suburbs. This is the fifth town in the department.
Even in the village until years 60-70, Franconville has been known for demographic and economic growth comparable to that of the major suburbs of the Paris region.
Franconville, young and dynamic city? With more than 65% of the population is under 40 years, the municipality has always wanted to provide the city with sports (sports center and recreation, skating, tennis, squash, badminton, miniature golf, bowling, billiards, stadium, shooting, BMX track, roller park and 11 gymnasiums) and cultural (Saint-Exupery space comprising function rooms, theater, cinema, exhibitions, library, music school, a community center).
Franconville also has a rich network of associations with 150 associations and clubs.
Franconville, green city ... With its 220 hectares of green spaces, its parks and gardens, Franconville offers plenty of relaxation and conviviality. At the heart of the city, the Bois des Eboulures acquired by the municipality to preserve, is a good place to jog, the fitness trail or a stroll with your family. Similarly, the development of the Butte du Parisis can walk Cormeilles Montigny-les-Cormeilles. Franconville won three flowers in the competition of cities and villages in bloom in 2010.