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Mantes bridge over the Vaucouleurs
|• Mayor||Cyril Nauth Front National|
|Area1||6.06 km2 (2.34 sq mi)|
|• Density||3,100/km2 (8,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|INSEE/Postal code||78362 /78711|
|Elevation||17–114 m (56–374 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.
Mantes-la-Ville is located at the confluence of the Seine and the Vaucouleurs. The Paris–Rouen rail line separates Mantes-la-Ville from the larger commune of Mantes-la-Jolie. The A13 autoroute to Normandy also passes through Mantes-la-Ville.
Eduard Beaugnier, another saxophone manufacturer, was also based in Mantes until the company closed down in the early 1970s. Beaugnier manufactured saxophones under their own name, and also as "stencils" for other companies under names such as Noblet, Vito and Revere. Though not as well known as the instruments of Henri Selmer, Beaugnier instruments have a good reputation amongst saxophone enthusiasts. Another high-quality saxophone manufacturer based in Mantes was Dolnet, whose factory closed down in the late 1970s.
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There are 15 communal primary schools. There are also two junior high schools Les Plaisances (opened in 1968) and de la Vaucouleurs (has 615 students as of 2016), and one vocational high school, Lycée Camille Claudel (des métiers de l'accompagnement aux personnes, du commerce et de l'hôtellerie-restauration).
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