Chaville

Chaville is a commune in the Hauts-de-Seine department and Île-de-France region of north-central France. It lies some 12 km from the centre of Paris in the south-western suburbs of the French capital.

Chaville
The town hall of Chaville

Coat of arms
Paris and inner ring départements
Location of Chaville
Chaville
Paris and inner ring départements
Chaville
Chaville (Île-de-France (region))
Coordinates: 48°48′31″N 2°11′19″E
CountryFrance
RegionÎle-de-France
DepartmentHauts-de-Seine
ArrondissementBoulogne-Billancourt
CantonMeudon
IntercommunalityGrand Paris; EPT Grand Paris Seine Ouest
Government
  Mayor (2014–2020) Jean-Jacques Guillet
Area
1
3.55 km2 (1.37 sq mi)
Population
 (2016.01.01)[1]
20,322
  Density5,700/km2 (15,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
92022 /92370
Elevation63–173 m (207–568 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Geography

Chaville is bordered by the following communes (clockwise from the north):

Roughly 44% of the territory of the commune, situated between the forest of Meudon to the south-east and the forest of Fausses-Reposes to the north-west, is wooded.

History

Chaville was founded in the 9th century by Inchadus, Bishop of Paris. The earliest recorded form of the name is Inchadi villa.

Transport

Chaville is located on route D910 between Paris and Versailles. It is served by three railway stations and one bus line:

Education

As of 2016 there are five preschools (maternelles) with 730 students total: Les Iris, Les Jacinthes, Le Muguet, Les Myosotis, and Les Pâquerettes[2] As of the same year there are three elementary schools with 1,000 students total: Anatole France, Paul Bert, and Fernand Buisson.[3] There is one junior high school, Collège Jean Moulin de Chaville.[4]

It is served by the public high school/sixth-form college Lycée Jean Pierre Vernant in Sèvres.[5][6]

Twin towns

See also

References

  1. "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. "Écoles maternelles." Chaville. Retrieved on September 7, 2016.
  3. "Écoles élémentaires." Chaville. Retrieved on September 7, 2016.
  4. "Collège." Chaville. Retrieved on September 7, 2016.
  5. Home page. Lycée Jean Pierre Vernant. Retrieved on September 7, 2016. [...]qui relèvent de la zone de desserte du lycée ( communes de Sèvres, Ville d’Avray, Chaville, Saint -Cloud) [...]
  6. "Lycée." Chaville. Retrieved on September 7, 2016.


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