Guitrancourt

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Guitrancourt
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Guitrancourt
Coat of arms
Location of Guitrancourt
Guitrancourt is located in France
Guitrancourt
Guitrancourt
Guitrancourt is located in Île-de-France (region)
Guitrancourt
Guitrancourt
Coordinates: 49°00′34″N 1°46′40″E / 49.0094°N 1.7778°E / 49.0094; 1.7778Coordinates: 49°00′34″N 1°46′40″E / 49.0094°N 1.7778°E / 49.0094; 1.7778
CountryFrance
RegionÎle-de-France
DepartmentYvelines
ArrondissementMantes-la-Jolie
CantonLimay
IntercommunalityCU Grand Paris Seine et Oise
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Patrick Daugé
Area
1
7.32 km2 (2.83 sq mi)
Population
(2006)2
627
 • Density86/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
78296 /78440
Elevation41–192 m (135–630 ft)
(avg. 161 m or 528 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.

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

Philosopher Jacques Lacan owned a local mansion called Prévôté. He resided there from 1955 until his death in 1981 and was buried at the municipal cemetery.

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