Voisins-le-Bretonneux

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Voisins-le-Bretonneux
The town hall in Voisins-le-Bretonneux
The town hall in Voisins-le-Bretonneux
Coat of arms of Voisins-le-Bretonneux
Coat of arms
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Coordinates: 48°45′33″N 2°03′06″E / 48.7592°N 2.0517°E / 48.7592; 2.0517Coordinates: 48°45′33″N 2°03′06″E / 48.7592°N 2.0517°E / 48.7592; 2.0517
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Yvelines
Arrondissement Rambouillet
Canton Chevreuse
Intercommunality Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Alexandra Rosetti
Area1 2.38 km2 (0.92 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 12,775
 • Density 5,400/km2 (14,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 78688 /78960
Elevation 145–169 m (476–554 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.

Voisins-le-Bretonneux is a commune in the Yvelines department in the Île-de-France region in north-central France. It is located in the south-western suburbs of Paris 24.1 km (15.0 mi) from the center in the new town of Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines.

Voisins-le-Bretonneux is twinned with the Scottish town of Irvine.

Transport[edit]

Voisins-le-Bretonneux is served by no station of the Paris Métro, RER, or suburban rail network. The closest station to Voisins-le-Bretonneux is Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines station on Paris RER line C, on the Transilien La Défense suburban rail line, and on the Transilien Paris – Montparnasse suburban rail line. This station is located in the neighboring commune of Montigny-le-Bretonneux, 3.2 km (2.0 mi) from the town center of Voisins-le-Bretonneux.

Economy[edit]

Head office of Europcar

The commune has the head office of Europcar.[1]

Education[edit]

As of 2016 the municipality's preschools had 408 students, while the elementary schools had 766 students. The municipality puts these schools into six groups.[2]

  • Groupe scolaire Les 40 Arpents
  • Groupe scolaire La Grande Île
  • Groupe scolaire Les Pépinières
  • Groupe scolaire Le Bois de la Garenne
  • Groupe scolaire Le Lac
  • Groupe scolaire La Sente des Carrières

There is also a private primary school, Les Tilleuls.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Legal information." Europcar. Retrieved on June 23, 2015. "and whose registered office is Bat OP, 2 rue René Caudron, 78960 Voisins-le-Bretonneux, France"
  2. ^ "Groupes scolaires." Voisins-le-Bretonneux. Retrieved on September 3, 2016.

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