Marly-le-Roi

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Marly-le-Roi
Marly-le-Roi - Grande-Rue 01.jpg
Coat of arms of Marly-le-Roi
Coat of arms
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Coordinates: 48°52′03″N 2°05′41″E / 48.8675°N 2.0947°E / 48.8675; 2.0947Coordinates: 48°52′03″N 2°05′41″E / 48.8675°N 2.0947°E / 48.8675; 2.0947
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Yvelines
Arrondissement Saint-Germain-en-Laye
Canton Marly-le-Roi
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Yves Perrot
Area
 • Land1 6.54 km2 (2.53 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 16,897
 • Population2 density 2,600/km2 (6,700/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 78372 / 78160
Elevation 48–179 m (157–587 ft)
(avg. 127 m or 417 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.

Marly-le-Roi 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, 18.4 km (11.4 mi) from the centre of Paris.

Marly-le-Roi was the location of the Château de Marly, the famous leisure residence of the Sun King Louis XIV which was destroyed after the French Revolution. The park of the now destroyed château has been restored with its waterways and lawns.

Demographics[edit]

The inhabitants are called Marlychois or less commonly Marlésiens.

Transport[edit]

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

International relations[edit]

Twin towns – Sister cities[edit]

Marly-le-Roi is twinned with:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Marlow Town Twinning Association
  2. ^ "British towns twinned with French towns". Archant Community Media Ltd. Retrieved 2013-07-11.