La Celle-Saint-Cloud 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 15.6 km (9.7 mi) from the center.

La Celle-Saint-Cloud
Castle of La Celle Saint-Cloud
Castle of La Celle Saint-Cloud
Coat of arms of La Celle-Saint-Cloud
Coat of arms
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Location of La Celle-Saint-Cloud
La Celle-Saint-Cloud is located in France
La Celle-Saint-Cloud
La Celle-Saint-Cloud
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
La Celle-Saint-Cloud is located in Île-de-France (region)
La Celle-Saint-Cloud
La Celle-Saint-Cloud
La Celle-Saint-Cloud (Île-de-France (region))
Coordinates: 48°50′28″N 2°08′04″E / 48.8411°N 2.1344°E / 48.8411; 2.1344Coordinates: 48°50′28″N 2°08′04″E / 48.8411°N 2.1344°E / 48.8411; 2.1344
CountryFrance
RegionÎle-de-France
DepartmentYvelines
ArrondissementVersailles
CantonLe Chesnay
IntercommunalityCA Versailles Grand Parc
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Olivier Delaporte
Area
1
5.82 km2 (2.25 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
21,407
 • Density3,700/km2 (9,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
78126 /78170
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

TransportEdit

La Celle-Saint-Cloud is served by two stations on the Transilien Paris – Saint-Lazare suburban rail line: La Celle-Saint-Cloud and Bougival.

 
Former Château de Beauregard, La Celle St Cloud, pictured in 1872 when it was owned by Baron Maurice de Hirsch.

Main sightsEdit

EducationEdit

Public preschool and elementary schools in the commune:[2]

Junior high schools:[3]

Senior high schools:[4]

Private primary schools:[2]

  • Ecole privée Sainte-Marie

PeopleEdit

La Celle-Saint-Cloud is the birthplace of the noted Franco-British author Hilaire Belloc. It was also the home of English actress Harriet Howard following her affair with Napoleon III of France. She owned the château de Beauregard. The castle was after owned by Maurice de Hirsch.

Lucien-Rene Duchesne (1908–1984), mayor of la Celle-Saint-Cloud from 1959 to 1981.

French actress and model Ludivine Sagnier (of Mesrine: Part 2's fame) is also a native of La Celle-Saint-Cloud.

Since September 2014, Marine Le Pen currently resides in the town

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Maternelles et élémentaires ." La Celle-Saint-Cloud. Retrieved on September 2, 2016.
  3. ^ "Collèges." La Celle-Saint-Cloud. Retrieved on September 2, 2016.
  4. ^ "Lycées ." La Celle-Saint-Cloud. Retrieved on September 2, 2016.

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