Chaville

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Chaville
Chaville - Mairie.jpg
Coat of arms of Chaville
Coat of arms
Paris and inner ring départements
Paris and inner ring départements
Coordinates: 48°48′31″N 2°11′19″E / 48.8086°N 2.1886°E / 48.8086; 2.1886Coordinates: 48°48′31″N 2°11′19″E / 48.8086°N 2.1886°E / 48.8086; 2.1886
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Hauts-de-Seine
Arrondissement Boulogne-Billancourt
Canton Chaville
Intercommunality Grand Paris Seine Ouest
Government
 • Mayor Jean-Jacques Guillet
Area1 3.55 km2 (1.37 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 18,825
 • Density 5,300/km2 (14,000/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 92022 / 92370
Elevation 63–173 m (207–568 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Chaville is a commune in the southwestern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 12.5 kilometres (7.8 mi) from the center of Paris.

Geography[edit]

Chaville borders on the following communes:

Roughly 44% of the land is forest. It is situated between the forest of Meudon to the southeast and the forest of Les Fausses-Reposes to the northwest.

History[edit]

The town was founded in the 9th century. Its name evolved from Inchadivilla to the present Chaville.

Transport[edit]

Chaville is located on route D910 between Paris and Versailles. It is served by three railway stations and one bus line:

Twin towns[edit]

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