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Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Garancières
Coat of arms
Garancières is located in France
Coordinates: 48°49′21″N 1°45′20″E / 48.8225°N 01.7556°E / 48.8225; 01.7556Coordinates: 48°49′21″N 1°45′20″E / 48.8225°N 01.7556°E / 48.8225; 01.7556
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Yvelines
Arrondissement Rambouillet
Canton Montfort-l'Amaury
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Christian Lorinquer
Area1 10.69 km2 (4.13 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 2,389
 • Density 220/km2 (580/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 78265 /78890
Elevation 87–188 m (285–617 ft)
(avg. 101 m or 331 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.

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

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