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Town hall (Hôtel de ville)
Town hall (Hôtel de ville)
Coat of arms of Meulan-en-Yvelines
Coat of arms
Meulan-en-Yvelines is located in France
Coordinates: 49°00′24″N 1°54′26″E / 49.0067°N 1.9072°E / 49.0067; 1.9072Coordinates: 49°00′24″N 1°54′26″E / 49.0067°N 1.9072°E / 49.0067; 1.9072
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Yvelines
Arrondissement Mantes-la-Jolie
Canton Meulan
Intercommunality Vexin-Seine
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Guy Poirier
Area1 3.46 km2 (1.34 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 8,803
 • Density 2,500/km2 (6,600/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 78401 / 78250
Elevation 18–117 m (59–384 ft)
(avg. 25 m or 82 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.

Meulan-en-Yvelines (formerly Meulan) is a commune in the Yvelines department in the Île-de-France region in north-central France. It hosted part of the sailing events for the 1900 Summer Olympics held in neighboring Paris, and would do so again twenty-four years later.


In 1435 as a part of the Hundred Years' War, Ambroise de Loré and Jean de Dunois defeated the English nearby.[1]


Twin towns[edit]

Meulan is twinned with;

See also[edit]


  1. ^  Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "State, Great Officers of". Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.  Access on July 2, 2015.