La Boissière-École

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La Boissière-École
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of La Boissière-École
Coat of arms
La Boissière-École is located in France
La Boissière-École
La Boissière-École
Location within Île-de-France region
La Boissière-École is located in Île-de-France (region)
La Boissière-École
La Boissière-École
Coordinates: 48°40′59″N 1°38′35″E / 48.683°N 1.643°E / 48.683; 1.643Coordinates: 48°40′59″N 1°38′35″E / 48.683°N 1.643°E / 48.683; 1.643
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Yvelines
Arrondissement Rambouillet
Canton Rambouillet
Intercommunality Plaines et forêts d'Yveline
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Anne-Françoise Gaillot
Area1 25.06 km2 (9.68 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 891
 • Density 36/km2 (92/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 78077 /78125
Elevation 126–184 m (413–604 ft)
(avg. 171 m or 561 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.
Hériot orphanage and school

La Boissière-École is a commune in the Yvelines department in north-central France.


The village is located in the Southern West of Yvelines. The most part of the landscape is constituted of forest. The place is separated in two. The castle and the Olympe Hériot school are in "La Basse Boissière" but most of the inhabitants live in "La Haute Boissière". "La Gâtine" and "Mauzaize" are located in the west of the village centre. Lots of small village are located around this : "Adainville", "Condé-sur-Vesgre", "Poigny-la-Forêt", "Hermeray", "Mittainville", "La Hauteville". It can be reached by the 71 road and the 80.


In the east of the village, tourists can enjoy an equestrian centre. The principal activity of the village is a farmer : "La Tremblay".

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