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The town hall in Chavenay
The town hall in Chavenay
Coat of arms of Chavenay
Coat of arms
Chavenay is located in France
Coordinates: 48°51′16″N 1°59′14″E / 48.8544°N 1.9872°E / 48.8544; 1.9872Coordinates: 48°51′16″N 1°59′14″E / 48.8544°N 1.9872°E / 48.8544; 1.9872
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Yvelines
Arrondissement Saint-Germain-en-Laye
Canton Saint-Nom-la-Bretèche
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Denis Flamant (PR)
Area1 6.03 km2 (2.33 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,899
 • Density 310/km2 (820/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 78152 /78450
Elevation 71–129 m (233–423 ft)
(avg. 100 m or 330 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.

Chavenay, also known as Vallon de Chavenay, is a commune in the Yvelines department in the Île-de-France region in north-central France. It is located close to Saint-Nom-la-Bretèche, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, and Versailles.

Chavenay church

Twin towns[edit]

Along with Crespières, Feucherolles and Saint-Nom-la-Bretèche Chavenay is twinned with Rösrath, Germany.

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