La Celle-Saint-Cloud

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La Celle-Saint-Cloud
Castle of La Celle Saint-Cloud
Castle of La Celle Saint-Cloud
Coat of arms of La Celle-Saint-Cloud
Coat of arms
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Coordinates: 48°50′28″N 2°08′04″E / 48.8411°N 2.1344°E / 48.8411; 2.1344Coordinates: 48°50′28″N 2°08′04″E / 48.8411°N 2.1344°E / 48.8411; 2.1344
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Yvelines
Arrondissement Saint-Germain-en-Laye
Canton La Celle-Saint-Cloud
Intercommunality Coteaux de Seine
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2013) Olivier Delaporte
Area1 5.82 km2 (2.25 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 21,607
 • Density 3,700/km2 (9,600/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 78126 / 78170

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.

La Celle-Saint-Cloud is a commune in the Yvelines department in the Île-de-France region in north-central France. It is located in the western suburbs of Paris 15.6 km (9.7 mi) from the center.

Transport[edit]

La Celle-Saint-Cloud is served by two stations on the Transilien Paris – Saint-Lazare suburban rail line: La Celle-Saint-Cloud and Bougival.

Monuments[edit]

Former Château de Beauregard, La Celle St Cloud, pictured in 1872 when it was owned by Baron Maurice de Hirsch

People[edit]

La Celle-Saint-Cloud is the birthplace of the noted Franco-British author Hilaire Belloc. It was also the home of English actress Harriet Howard following her affair with Napoleon III of France. She owned the château de Beauregard. The castle was after owned by Maurice de Hirsch.

Lucien-Rene Duchesne (1908–1984), mayor of la Celle-Saint-Cloud from 1959 to 1981.

French actress and model Ludivine Sagnier (of Mesrine: Part 2's fame) is also a native of La Celle-Saint-Cloud.

Since September 2014, Marine Le Pen currently resides in the town

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