Chaville (French pronunciation: [ʃavil] (listen)) 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
The town hall of Chaville
Coat of arms of Chaville
Location (in red) within Paris inner suburbs
Location (in red) within Paris inner suburbs
Location of Chaville
Chaville is located in France
Chaville
Chaville
Chaville is located in Île-de-France (region)
Chaville
Chaville
Coordinates: 48°48′31″N 2°11′19″E / 48.8086°N 2.1886°E / 48.8086; 2.1886Coordinates: 48°48′31″N 2°11′19″E / 48.8086°N 2.1886°E / 48.8086; 2.1886
CountryFrance
RegionÎle-de-France
DepartmentHauts-de-Seine
ArrondissementBoulogne-Billancourt
CantonMeudon
IntercommunalityGrand Paris; EPT Grand Paris Seine Ouest
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Jean-Jacques Guillet[1]
Area
1
3.55 km2 (1.37 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
20,771
 • Density5,900/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.

GeographyEdit

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.

HistoryEdit

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

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1793 537—    
1800 537+0.00%
1806 650+3.23%
1821 794+1.34%
1831 1,385+5.72%
1836 1,526+1.96%
1841 1,562+0.47%
1846 1,770+2.53%
1851 1,806+0.40%
1856 1,822+0.18%
1861 2,330+5.04%
1866 2,543+1.76%
1872 2,310−1.59%
1876 2,361+0.55%
1881 2,564+1.66%
1886 2,924+2.66%
1891 2,842−0.57%
1896 3,028+1.28%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1901 3,633+3.71%
1906 3,758+0.68%
1911 4,321+2.83%
1921 6,465+4.11%
1926 8,727+6.18%
1931 10,948+4.64%
1936 12,474+2.64%
1946 13,226+0.59%
1954 14,508+1.16%
1962 16,787+1.84%
1968 17,476+0.67%
1975 19,086+1.27%
1982 17,914−0.90%
1990 17,784−0.09%
1999 17,966+0.11%
2007 18,576+0.42%
2012 19,343+0.81%
2017 20,520+1.19%
Source: EHESS[3] and INSEE (1968-2017)[4]

TransportEdit

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

EducationEdit

As of 2016 there are five preschools (maternelles) with 730 students total: Les Iris, Les Jacinthes, Le Muguet, Les Myosotis, and Les Pâquerettes[5] As of the same year there are three elementary schools with 1,000 students total: Anatole France, Paul Bert, and Ferdinand Buisson.[6] There is one junior high school, Collège Jean Moulin de Chaville.[7]

It is served by the public high school/sixth-form college Lycée Jean Pierre Vernant in Sèvres.[8][9]

Twin townsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  3. ^ Des villages de Cassini aux communes d'aujourd'hui: Commune data sheet Chaville, EHESS. (in French)
  4. ^ Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE
  5. ^ "Écoles maternelles." Chaville. Retrieved on September 7, 2016.
  6. ^ "Écoles élémentaires." Chaville. Retrieved on September 7, 2016.
  7. ^ "Collège." Chaville. Retrieved on September 7, 2016.
  8. ^ 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) [...]
  9. ^ "Lycée." Chaville. Retrieved on September 7, 2016.

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