Limay, Yvelines

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Limay
Aerial view
Aerial view
Coat of arms of Limay
Coat of arms
Location of Limay
Limay is located in France
Limay
Limay
Limay is located in Île-de-France (region)
Limay
Limay
Coordinates: 48°59′39″N 1°44′12″E / 48.9942°N 1.7367°E / 48.9942; 1.7367Coordinates: 48°59′39″N 1°44′12″E / 48.9942°N 1.7367°E / 48.9942; 1.7367
CountryFrance
RegionÎle-de-France
DepartmentYvelines
ArrondissementMantes-la-Jolie
CantonLimay
IntercommunalityCU Grand Paris Seine et Oise
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jacques Saint-Amaux
Area
1
11.48 km2 (4.43 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
16,682
 • Density1,500/km2 (3,800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
78335 /78520
Elevation17–137 m (56–449 ft)
(avg. 28 m or 92 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Limay is a commune in the Yvelines department in the Île-de-France region in north-central France. It is located in the western suburbs of Paris 47.8 km (29.7 mi) from the center.

Limay lies across the Seine river from Mantes-la-Jolie.

People[edit]

Composer Ernest Chausson owned an estate in Limay, and it was here that he died in a bicycle accident on his property.

Transportation[edit]

Limay is served by Limay station on the Transilien Paris – Saint-Lazare suburban rail line.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.