Marly-le-Roi 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, 18.4 km (11.4 mi) from the centre of Paris.

Marly-le-Roi
The main street in Marly-le-Roi
The main street in Marly-le-Roi
Coat of arms of Marly-le-Roi
Coat of arms
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Location of Marly-le-Roi
Marly-le-Roi is located in France
Marly-le-Roi
Marly-le-Roi
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Marly-le-Roi is located in Île-de-France (region)
Marly-le-Roi
Marly-le-Roi
Marly-le-Roi (Île-de-France (region))
Coordinates: 48°52′03″N 2°05′41″E / 48.8675°N 2.0947°E / 48.8675; 2.0947Coordinates: 48°52′03″N 2°05′41″E / 48.8675°N 2.0947°E / 48.8675; 2.0947
CountryFrance
RegionÎle-de-France
DepartmentYvelines
ArrondissementSaint-Germain-en-Laye
CantonChatou
IntercommunalityCA Saint Germain Boucles Seine
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jean-Yves Perrot
Area
1
6.54 km2 (2.53 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
16,661
 • Density2,500/km2 (6,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
78372 /78160
Elevation48–179 m (157–587 ft)
(avg. 127 m or 417 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Marly-le-Roi was the location of the Château de Marly, the famous leisure residence of the Sun King Louis XIV which was destroyed after the French Revolution. The Marly-le-Roi National Estate and Park now occupies much of the grounds of the former château, including restored waterways and lawns.

DemographicsEdit

The inhabitants are called Marlychois or less commonly Marlésiens.

TransportEdit

Marly-le-Roi is served by Marly-le-Roi station on the Transilien Paris – Saint-Lazare suburban rail line.

International relationsEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Marlow Town Twinning Association
  3. ^ "British towns twinned with French towns". Archant Community Media Ltd. Retrieved 2013-07-11.