Voisins-le-Bretonneux

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Voisins-le-Bretonneux
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Coordinates: 48°45′33″N 2°03′06″E / 48.7592°N 2.0517°E / 48.7592; 2.0517Coordinates: 48°45′33″N 2°03′06″E / 48.7592°N 2.0517°E / 48.7592; 2.0517
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Yvelines
Arrondissement Rambouillet
Canton Chevreuse
Intercommunality Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines
Government
 • Mayor Alexis Biette
Area
 • Land1 2.38 km2 (0.92 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 12,775
 • Population2 density 5,400/km2 (14,000/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 78688 / 78960
Elevation 145–169 m (476–554 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.

Voisins-le-Bretonneux is a commune in the Yvelines department in the Île-de-France region in north-central France. It is located in the south-western suburbs of Paris 24.1 km (15.0 mi) from the center in the new town of Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines.

Voisins-le-Bretonneux is twinned with the Scottish town of Irvine.

Transport[edit]

Voisins-le-Bretonneux is served by no station of the Paris Métro, RER, or suburban rail network. The closest station to Voisins-le-Bretonneux is Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines station on Paris RER line C, on the Transilien La Défense suburban rail line, and on the Transilien Paris – Montparnasse suburban rail line. This station is located in the neighboring commune of Montigny-le-Bretonneux, 3.2 km (2.0 mi) from the town center of Voisins-le-Bretonneux.

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