🇫🇷 Compiègne is a commune in the Oise department in northern France. It is located on the river Oise. Compiègne is home to the University of Technology of Compiègne (UTC), one of the top ranking engineering school in France, founded as a Technology University in 1972 to provide an alternative to the traditional "grandes écoles" for students interested in technologies and applied science.
Compiègne has a population of over 40,542 people. Compiègne also forms the centre of the wider Compiègne Arrondissement which has a population of over 182,266 people.
Twin Towns – Sister Cities Compiègne is twinned with: 🇮🇹 Arona, Italy; 🏴 Bury St Edmunds, England, UK; 🇵🇱 Elbląg, Poland; 🇵🇹 Guimarães, Portugal; 🇧🇪 Huy, Belgium; 🇮🇱 Kiryat Tivon, Israel; 🇩🇪 Landshut, Germany; 🇺🇸 Raleigh, North Carolina, United States; 🇯🇵 Shirakawa, Japan; 🇱🇺 Vianden, Luxembourg; 🇫🇷 Beauvais, France.