1911 Encyclopædia Britannica/Asnières

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ASNIÈRES, a town of northern France, in the department of Seine, on the left bank of the Seine, about 11/2 m. N.N.W. of the fortifications of Paris. Pop. (1906) 35,883. The town, which has grown rapidly in recent years, is a favourite boating centre for the Parisians. The industries include boat-building and the manufacture of colours and perfumery.