Jambville

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Jambville
Commune
A view of the church from the Chateau park, in Jambville
A view of the church from the Chateau park, in Jambville
Jambville is located in France
Jambville
Jambville
Coordinates: 49°02′49″N 1°51′14″E / 49.0469°N 1.8539°E / 49.0469; 1.8539Coordinates: 49°02′49″N 1°51′14″E / 49.0469°N 1.8539°E / 49.0469; 1.8539
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Yvelines
Arrondissement Mantes-la-Jolie
Canton Limay
Intercommunality Vexin-Seine
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Bruno Marchay
Area1 4.81 km2 (1.86 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 767
 • Density 160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 78317 /78440
Elevation 43–188 m (141–617 ft)
(avg. 182 m or 597 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.

Jambville is a commune in the Yvelines department in the Île-de-France region in north-central France. It is 50 kilometres to the north west of Paris in the heart of the Vexin national park. Chateau de Jambville is the Centre national de formation des Scouts et Guides de France (National Training Centre for Scouts and Guides of France).[1] The chateau dates from the 15th to the 17th Century[2]

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