Chaville

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Chaville
The town hall of Chaville
The town hall of Chaville
Coat of arms of Chaville
Coat of arms
Paris and inner ring départements
Paris and inner ring départements
Location of Chaville
Chaville is located in France
Chaville
Chaville
Paris and inner ring départements
Chaville is located in Île-de-France (region)
Chaville
Chaville
Chaville (Île-de-France (region))
Coordinates: 48°48′31″N 2°11′19″E / 48.8086°N 2.1886°E / 48.8086; 2.1886Coordinates: 48°48′31″N 2°11′19″E / 48.8086°N 2.1886°E / 48.8086; 2.1886
CountryFrance
RegionÎle-de-France
DepartmentHauts-de-Seine
ArrondissementBoulogne-Billancourt
CantonMeudon
IntercommunalityGrand Paris
Government
 • MayorJean-Jacques Guillet
Area
1
3.55 km2 (1.37 sq mi)
Population
(2006)2
18,825
 • Density5,300/km2 (14,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
92022 /92370
Elevation63–173 m (207–568 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.

Chaville is a commune in the southwestern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 12.5 kilometres (7.8 mi) from the center of Paris.

Geography[edit]

Chaville borders on the following communes:

Roughly 44% of the land is forest. It is situated between the forest of Meudon to the southeast and the forest of Les Fausses-Reposes to the northwest.

History[edit]

The town was founded in the 9th century. Its name evolved from Inchadivilla to the present Chaville.

Transport[edit]

Chaville is located on route D910 between Paris and Versailles. It is served by three railway stations and one bus line:

Education[edit]

As of 2016 there are five preschools (maternelles) with 730 students total: Les Iris, Les Jacinthes, Le Muguet, Les Myosotis, and Les Pâquerettes[1] As of the same year there are three elementary schools with 1,000 students total: Anatole France, Paul Bert, and Fernand Buisson.[2] There is one junior high school, Collège Jean Moulin de Chaville.[3]

It is served by the public high school/sixth-form college Lycée Jean Pierre Vernant in Sèvres.[4][5]

Twin towns[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Écoles maternelles." Chaville. Retrieved on September 7, 2016.
  2. ^ "Écoles élémentaires." Chaville. Retrieved on September 7, 2016.
  3. ^ "Collège." Chaville. Retrieved on September 7, 2016.
  4. ^ Home page. Lycée Jean Pierre Vernant. Retrieved on September 7, 2016. [...]qui relèvent de la zone de desserte du lycée ( communes de Sèvres, Ville d’Avray, Chaville, Saint -Cloud) [...]
  5. ^ "Lycée." Chaville. Retrieved on September 7, 2016.

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