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Élancourt

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Élancourt

Élancourt
Neighbourhood of Clef de Saint-Pierre and Élancourt Hill
Neighbourhood of Clef de Saint-Pierre and Élancourt Hill
Coat of arms of Élancourt
Coat of arms
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Coordinates:
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Yvelines
Arrondissement Rambouillet
Canton Maurepas
Intercommunality Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines
Government
 • Mayor (2001 - (in office)) Jean-Michel Fourgous
Area1 8.51 km2 (3.29 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 28,038
 • Density 3,300/km2 (8,500/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 78208 / 78990
Elevation 100–175 m (328–574 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.

Élancourt is a commune in the Yvelines department in the Île-de-France in north-central France. It is located in the western suburbs of Paris, 30.6 km (19.0 mi) from the center of Paris, in the "new town" of Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines.

Transport

St. Medardus' Church
Commandry of the Villedieu

Élancourt is not linked directly to the Paris Métro, RER, or suburban rail network. The closest station to Élancourt is La Verrière (SNCF) on the Transilien La Défense and Transilien Paris – Montparnasse suburban rail lines. This station is located in the neighbouring commune of La Verrière, 1.4 km (0.9 mi) from the town center of Élancourt.

Tourism

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