Itteville

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Itteville
Commune
The town hall of Itteville
The town hall of Itteville
Coat of arms of Itteville
Coat of arms
Itteville is located in France
Itteville
Itteville
Coordinates: 48°30′55″N 2°20′30″E / 48.5152°N 2.3416°E / 48.5152; 2.3416Coordinates: 48°30′55″N 2°20′30″E / 48.5152°N 2.3416°E / 48.5152; 2.3416
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Essonne
Arrondissement Étampes
Canton Mennecy
Intercommunality Val d'Essonne
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alexandre Spada (PR)
Area1 12.20 km2 (4.71 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 6,386
 • Density 520/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 91315 /91760
Elevation 47–141 m (154–463 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.

Itteville is a commune in the Essonne department in Île-de-France in northern France.

Inhabitants of Itteville are known as Ittevillois. Itteville's twin town has been Newick in the United Kingdom since 1988. The distance between both town is 320 kilometres (199 miles).

Origin of the town name[edit]

The original name of the commune comes from the Latin Ittae Villa meaning "Itte farm" referring to Itta of Nivelles, spouse of Pépin de Landen who built a farm. The commune was created in 1793 under the name of Itterville. The current orthography was introduced in 1801 in the law bulletin.

Geographical situation[edit]

The Juine forms the commune's northwestern and northern borders, then flows into the Essonne, which forms the commune's eastern border. Itteville is 38 kilometres (24 miles) south of Paris Notre Dame, point zero on French roads, 15 kilometres (9 miles) south west of Évry, 16 kilometres (10 miles) north east of Étampes, 3 kilometres (2 miles) north of La Ferté-Alais, 11 kilometres (7 miles) south east of Arpajon, 15 kilometres (9 miles) south east of Montlhéry, 15 kilometres (9 miles) south west of Corbeil-Essonnes, 16 kilometres (10 miles) north west of Milly-la-Forêt, 23 kilometres (14 miles) south east of Palaiseau and 24 kilometres (15 miles) east of Dourdan

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