Versailles, Yvelines

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Versailles
Commune
Frae tap left tae bottom richt: Le Soir ("The Evening" in the gairdens o Versailles); rue des Deux-Portes; the Château de Versailles taken frae the gairdens; Versailles Cathedral; equestrian statue o Louis XIV, place d'Armes, in front o the Château; Kirk o Notre-Dame, Versailles, parish kirk o the Château; the bassin d'Apollon in the gairdens o Versailles; la salle du Jeu de paume (whaur the Tennis Coort Oath was signed); the Musée Lambinet (municipal museum o Versailles); the Temple de l'Amour ("Temple o Love", gairden o the Petit Trianon)
Frae tap left tae bottom richt: Le Soir ("The Evening" in the gairdens o Versailles); rue des Deux-Portes; the Château de Versailles taken frae the gairdens; Versailles Cathedral; equestrian statue o Louis XIV, place d'Armes, in front o the Château; Kirk o Notre-Dame, Versailles, parish kirk o the Château; the bassin d'Apollon in the gairdens o Versailles; la salle du Jeu de paume (whaur the Tennis Coort Oath was signed); the Musée Lambinet (municipal museum o Versailles); the Temple de l'Amour ("Temple o Love", gairden o the Petit Trianon)
Banner o Versailles
Banner
Coat o airms o Versailles
Coat o airms
Location (in reid) within Paris inner an ooter suburbs
Location (in reid) within Paris inner an ooter suburbs
Coordinates: 48°48′19″N 2°08′06″E / 48.8053°N 2.135°E / 48.8053; 2.135Coordinates: 48°48′19″N 2°08′06″E / 48.8053°N 2.135°E / 48.8053; 2.135
Kintra Fraunce
Region Île-de-France
Depairtment Yvelines
Arrondissement Versailles
Intercommunality Versailles Grand Parc
Govrenment
 • Mayor (2014–2020) François de Mazières (DVD)
Area1 26.18 km2 (10.11 sq mi)
Population (2014)2 85,461
 • Density 3,300/km2 (8,500/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 78646 /78000
Elevation 103–180 m (338–591 ft)
(avg. 132 m or 433 ft)

1 French Laund Register data, that excludes lochs, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) an river estuaries.

2 Population withoot dooble coontin: residents o multiple communes (e.g., students an militar personnel) anerly coontit ance.

Versailles (French pronunciation: ​[vɛʁˈsɑj] or [vɛʁˈsaj]) is a ceety in the Yvelines département in Île-de-France region, renained warldwide for its château, the Château de Versailles an the gairdens o Versailles, designatit UNESCO Warld Heritage Steids. Accordin tae the 2008 census, the population o the ceety is 88,641[1] indwallers, doun frae a peak o 94,145 in 1975.

Education[eedit | eedit soorce]

The headquarters o the Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines University are locatit in the ceety, as well as the ISIPCA, a post graduate schuil in perfume, cosmetics products an fuid flavor formulation.

Twin touns – Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Versailles is twinned wi:

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