Courbevoie is a commune, located around 8 km from the centre of Paris. In its south it includes parts of La Défense, Paris’s business district. The commune is divided into north and south cantons, populated by eighty-six thousand inhabitants. Courbevoie is ranked the third-best place to live in the Île-de-France region.
Major companies with their head offices in Courbevoie, include: Total S.A. - oil and gas company, Areva - nuclear power and energy products and Saint-Gobain - construction and mirror manufacturer. The area of Courbevoie offers many locations for offices to let.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Four major events are held in Courbevoie throughout the year. These are the Carrefour employment fair at the Municipal Stadium, the Festival of Free Words at the park of the Pleiades, the Greedy Heather food fair at Bécon Park, and the Vitaville sport tournaments on the banks of Seine. The commune has a variety of restaurants, offering diverse dining options. Examples include: Le Celtique serving authentic French cuisine, Le Timgad specialising in Tunisian meals and La Valerianne another traditional French establishment.
Getting to the commune by plane is simple and convenient. After landing at Charles de Gaulle Airport, Paris-Orly or Beauvais Airport, if one is heading to the business district of La Défense, they will take the Paris Métro Line 1. The rest of the commune is reachable through the Transilien Paris – Saint-Lazare suburban rail line, passing through the two available stations: Courbevoie and Bécon-les-Bruyères.