La Celle-Saint-Cloud

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La Celle-Saint-Cloud
Castle of La Celle Saint-Cloud
Castle of La Celle Saint-Cloud
Coat of arms of La Celle-Saint-Cloud
Coat of arms
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Location of La Celle-Saint-Cloud
La Celle-Saint-Cloud is located in France
La Celle-Saint-Cloud
La Celle-Saint-Cloud
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
La Celle-Saint-Cloud is located in Île-de-France (region)
La Celle-Saint-Cloud
La Celle-Saint-Cloud
La Celle-Saint-Cloud (Île-de-France (region))
Coordinates: 48°50′28″N 2°08′04″E / 48.8411°N 2.1344°E / 48.8411; 2.1344Coordinates: 48°50′28″N 2°08′04″E / 48.8411°N 2.1344°E / 48.8411; 2.1344
CountryFrance
RegionÎle-de-France
DepartmentYvelines
ArrondissementVersailles
CantonLe Chesnay
IntercommunalityCA Versailles Grand Parc
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Olivier Delaporte[1]
Area
1
5.82 km2 (2.25 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[2]
20,830
 • Density3,600/km2 (9,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
78126 /78170
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

La Celle-Saint-Cloud is a commune in the Yvelines department in the Île-de-France region in north-central France. It is in Paris's western suburbs, 15.6 km (9.7 mi) from the center.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1793 361—    
1800 329−1.32%
1806 363+1.65%
1821 340−0.44%
1831 361+0.60%
1836 365+0.22%
1841 388+1.23%
1846 416+1.40%
1851 433+0.80%
1856 460+1.22%
1861 592+5.18%
1866 616+0.80%
1872 560−1.58%
1876 663+4.31%
1881 892+6.11%
1886 821−1.65%
1891 867+1.10%
1896 910+0.97%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1901 963+1.14%
1906 1,029+1.33%
1911 1,093+1.21%
1921 1,167+0.66%
1926 1,534+5.62%
1931 1,782+3.04%
1936 2,043+2.77%
1946 2,863+3.43%
1954 5,018+7.27%
1962 20,284+19.08%
1968 24,687+3.33%
1975 25,696+0.57%
1982 23,326−1.37%
1990 22,834−0.27%
1999 21,527−0.65%
2007 20,999−0.31%
2012 21,132+0.13%
2017 20,966−0.16%
Source: EHESS[3] and INSEE (1968-2017)[4]

Transport[edit]

La Celle-Saint-Cloud is served by two stations on the Transilien Paris-Saint-Lazare suburban rail line: La Celle-Saint-Cloud and Bougival.

Former Château de Beauregard, La Celle St Cloud, pictured in 1872 when it was owned by Baron Maurice de Hirsch.

Main sights[edit]

Education[edit]

Public preschool and elementary schools in the commune:[5]

Junior high schools:[6]

Senior high schools:[7]

Private primary schools:[5]

  • Ecole privée Sainte-Marie

Notable people[edit]

La Celle-Saint-Cloud is the birthplace of the noted Franco-British author Hilaire Belloc. It was also the home of English actress Harriet Howard following her affair with Napoleon III of France. She owned the château de Beauregard. The castle was after owned by Maurice de Hirsch.

Lucien-Rene Duchesne (1908–1984), mayor of la Celle-Saint-Cloud from 1959 to 1981.

French actress and model Ludivine Sagnier (of Mesrine: Part 2 fame) is also a native of La Celle-Saint-Cloud.

Since September 2014, politician Marine Le Pen has resided in the town.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020. Retrieved 12 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.
  3. ^ Des villages de Cassini aux communes d'aujourd'hui: Commune data sheet La Celle-Saint-Cloud, EHESS. (in French)
  4. ^ Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE
  5. ^ a b "Maternelles et élémentaires ." La Celle-Saint-Cloud. Retrieved on September 2, 2016.
  6. ^ "Collèges." La Celle-Saint-Cloud. Retrieved on September 2, 2016.
  7. ^ "Lycées ." La Celle-Saint-Cloud. Retrieved on September 2, 2016.

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