Limay, Yvelines

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Limay
Aerial view
Aerial view
Coat of arms of Limay
Coat of arms
Limay is located in France
Limay
Limay
Coordinates: 48°59′39″N 1°44′12″E / 48.9942°N 1.7367°E / 48.9942; 1.7367Coordinates: 48°59′39″N 1°44′12″E / 48.9942°N 1.7367°E / 48.9942; 1.7367
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Yvelines
Arrondissement Mantes-la-Jolie
Canton Limay
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jacques Saint-Amaux
Area1 11.48 km2 (4.43 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 16,005
 • Density 1,400/km2 (3,600/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 78335 / 78520
Elevation 17–137 m (56–449 ft)
(avg. 28 m or 92 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.

Limay 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 47.8 km (29.7 mi) from the center.

Limay lies across the Seine river from Mantes-la-Jolie.

People[edit]

Composer Ernest Chausson owned an estate in Limay, and it was here that he died in a bicycle accident on his property.

Transportation[edit]

Limay is served by Limay station on the Transilien Paris – Saint-Lazare suburban rail line.

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