Galluis

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Galluis
Commune
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Galluis
Coat of arms
Galluis is located in France
Galluis
Galluis
Location within Île-de-France region
Galluis is located in Île-de-France (region)
Galluis
Galluis
Coordinates: 48°47′47″N 1°47′39″E / 48.7964°N 1.7942°E / 48.7964; 1.7942Coordinates: 48°47′47″N 1°47′39″E / 48.7964°N 1.7942°E / 48.7964; 1.7942
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Yvelines
Arrondissement Rambouillet
Canton Aubergenville
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Annie Gonthier
Area1 4.52 km2 (1.75 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 1,138
 • Density 250/km2 (650/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 78262 /78490
Elevation 85–183 m (279–600 ft)
(avg. 122 m or 400 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.

Galluis is a commune in the Yvelines department in the Île-de-France region in north-central France.

History[edit]

The site has been inhabited since the Gallo-Roman epoch.

In 1883, the commune of La Queue-les-Yvelines was detached from Galluis with the dismemberment of the former commune of Galluis-la-Queue.

Notable residents[edit]

Antoine-Germain Labarraque (1777 – 1850) was a French chemist and pharmacist, notable for formulating and finding important uses for "Eau de Labarraque" or "Labarraque's solution", a solution of sodium hypochlorite widely used as a disinfectant and deodoriser. He died in Gallius on 9 December 1850.

See also[edit]

Saint-Martin

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