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Suresnes is a commune in the western suburbs of Parismarker, Francemarker. It is located . (5.8 miles) from the center of Paris. It is one of the most densely populated municipalities in Europe. The nearest communes are Neuilly-sur-Seine, Puteaux, Rueil-Malmaison, Saint-Cloud and Boulogne-Billancourt. It is also on a tram line giving access to La Defensemarker and its rail services.

Fort Mont-Valérienmarker (Mémorial de la France Combattante) is situated in this commune.

Transport

Suresnes is served by Suresnes – Mont-Valérien station on the Transilien La Défense and Transilien Paris – Saint-Lazare suburban rail lines.

The Pont de Suresnes carries the Allée de Longchamp (one of the main traffic arteries) from the Bois de Boulognemarker over the Seinemarker into the western suburbs of Paris.

Sights

Mont Valérien has a beautiful view of Paris and the Eiffel Tower.

Miscellaneous

In 1974 the Spanish Socialist Workers Party held its 26th Congress in Suresnes (it was illegal in Spain under Francomarker).Felipe González was elected Secretary General, replacing Rodolfo Llopis Ferrándiz. González was from the "reform" wing of the party, and his victory signaled a defeat for the historic and veteran wing of the Party. The direction of the party shifted from the exiles to the young people in Spain who hadn't fought the Spanish Civil War.

Births

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Twin cities

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