L'Étang-la-Ville

L'Étang-la-Ville (French pronunciation: [letɑ̃ la vil] (About this soundlisten)) is a commune in the Yvelines department in the Île-de-France in north-central France.

L'Étang-la Ville
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of L'Étang-la Ville
Location of L'Étang-la Ville
L'Étang-la Ville is located in France
L'Étang-la Ville
L'Étang-la Ville
L'Étang-la Ville is located in Île-de-France (region)
L'Étang-la Ville
L'Étang-la Ville
Coordinates: 48°52′10″N 2°04′19″E / 48.8694°N 2.0719°E / 48.8694; 2.0719Coordinates: 48°52′10″N 2°04′19″E / 48.8694°N 2.0719°E / 48.8694; 2.0719
CountryFrance
RegionÎle-de-France
DepartmentYvelines
ArrondissementSaint-Germain-en-Laye
CantonSaint-Germain-en-Laye
IntercommunalityCA Saint Germain Boucles Seine
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Daniel Cornalba
Area
1
5.38 km2 (2.08 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[1]
4,459
 • Density830/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
78224 /78620
Elevation64–178 m (210–584 ft)
(avg. 66 m or 217 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.
West entry to the church

It has 5000 inhabitants, of which the average salary is 50 000 €. It is currently France's 12th richest town income wise.

DemographyEdit

The inhabitants of L'Etang-la-ville are called Stagnovillois. In 2015 the town had a population of 4,831.[2]

HistoryEdit

The town was once called "Guilbert l'Amaury". It was in 1686 that Louis XIV of France, passing during his Sunday walk from the Château de Marly gave the city its present name. It is said he declared: "This city's atmosphere is perfect to laugh, we shall re-name it!" .[citation needed]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2018". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 28 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2015 − Commune de l'Étang-la-Ville (78224) | Insee". www.insee.fr (in French). Retrieved 2018-10-25.