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
Location of Voisins-le-Bretonneux
Voisins-le-Bretonneux is located in France
Voisins-le-Bretonneux
Voisins-le-Bretonneux
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Voisins-le-Bretonneux is located in Île-de-France (region)
Voisins-le-Bretonneux
Voisins-le-Bretonneux
Voisins-le-Bretonneux (Île-de-France (region))
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
CountryFrance
RegionÎle-de-France
DepartmentYvelines
ArrondissementRambouillet
CantonMaurepas
IntercommunalitySaint-Quentin-en-Yvelines
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Alexandra Rosetti[1]
Area
1
2.38 km2 (0.92 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[2]
10,921
 • Density4,600/km2 (12,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
78688 /78960
Elevation145–169 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.

Voisins-le-Bretonneux (French: [vwazɛ̃.lə.bʁətɔnø] (About this soundlisten)) 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 centre in the new town of Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines.

Transport[edit]

Voisins-le-Bretonneux has no Paris Métro, RER, or suburban rail station. 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 centre of Voisins-le-Bretonneux.

Economy[edit]

Head office of Europcar

The commune has the head office of Europcar.[3]

In 2010, the median income per household was 60 262 € (=80,148.46 USD 2010), ranking Voisins-le-Bretonneux 37th among the 31,525 communes with more than 39 households in metropolitan France.[4]

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.[5]

  • 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.

Twin towns – sister cities[edit]

Voisins-le-Bretonneux is twinned with:[6]

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 7 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.
  3. ^ "Legal information Archived 2015-06-23 at the Wayback Machine." Europcar. Retrieved on June 23, 2015. "and whose registered office is Bat OP, 2 rue René Caudron, 78960 Voisins-le-Bretonneux, France"
  4. ^ "Indicateurs de structure et de distribution des revenus en 2010 | Insee". www.insee.fr (in French). Retrieved 2017-07-16.
  5. ^ "Groupes scolaires." Voisins-le-Bretonneux. Retrieved on September 3, 2016.
  6. ^ "Jumelage". voisins78.fr (in French). Voisins-le-Bretonneux. Retrieved 2021-04-10.

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