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Maurepas, Yvelines

Maurepas
The church of Saint-Sauveur, in Maurepas
The church of Saint-Sauveur, in Maurepas
Coat of arms of Maurepas
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
Government
 • Mayor (2014) Georges Mougeot
Area1 8.32 km2 (3.21 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 19,009
 • Density 2,300/km2 (5,900/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 78383 / 78310
Elevation 87–178 m (285–584 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.

Maurepas is a commune in the Yvelines department in the Île-de-France region in north-central France. It is located in the western suburbs of Paris 31.2 km (19.4 mi) from the Kilometre Zero.

demography

Twin towns

It is twinned with Waterlooville in Hampshire, UK.

History

Most ancient buildings are the ruins of the donjon, built in 11th century and destroyed in 1425. There is also near St Sauveur's church, dating of the 15th century.

Transportation

Maurepas is served by no station of the Paris Métro, RER, or suburban rail network. The closest station to Maurepas is La Verrière station on the [[Transilien La Défense

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