La Celle-Saint-Cloud
Château de la Celle
Coat of arms of La Celle-Saint-Cloud
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
La Celle-Saint-Cloud is located in Île-de-France (region)
La Celle-Saint-Cloud
La Celle-Saint-Cloud
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-Rocquencourt
IntercommunalityCA Versailles Grand Parc
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Olivier Delaporte[1]
Area
1
5.82 km2 (2.25 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
20,692
 • Density3,600/km2 (9,200/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.

La Celle-Saint-Cloud (French pronunciation: [la sɛl sɛ̃ klu] (listen)) is a commune in the Yvelines department of the Île-de-France region in north-central France.[3] It is a western suburb of Paris, 15.6 km (9.7 mi) from the center.

Population

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1793 361—    
1800 329−1.32%
1806 363+1.65%
1821 340−0.44%
1831 361+0.60%
1836 365+0.22%
1841 388+1.23%
1846 416+1.40%
1851 433+0.80%
1856 460+1.22%
1861 592+5.18%
1866 616+0.80%
1872 560−1.58%
1876 663+4.31%
1881 892+6.11%
1886 821−1.65%
1891 867+1.10%
1896 910+0.97%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1901 963+1.14%
1906 1,029+1.33%
1911 1,093+1.21%
1921 1,167+0.66%
1926 1,534+5.62%
1931 1,782+3.04%
1936 2,043+2.77%
1946 2,863+3.43%
1954 5,018+7.27%
1962 20,284+19.08%
1968 24,687+3.33%
1975 25,696+0.57%
1982 23,326−1.37%
1990 22,834−0.27%
1999 21,527−0.65%
2007 20,999−0.31%
2012 21,132+0.13%
2017 20,966−0.16%
Source: EHESS[4] and INSEE (1968-2017)[5]

Transport

La Celle-Saint-Cloud is served by two stations on the Transilien Paris-Saint-Lazare suburban rail line: La Celle-Saint-Cloud and Bougival.[6]

Main Sights

Education

Public preschool and elementary schools in the commune:[9]

Junior high schools:[10]

Senior high schools:[11]

Private primary schools:[9]

Notable people

La Celle-Saint-Cloud is the birthplace of the noted Franco-British author Hilaire Belloc.[12] It was also the home of English actress Harriet Howard following her affair with Napoleon III. She owned the château de Beauregard, which was later owned by Maurice de Hirsch.[13]

Lucien-Rene Duchesne (1908–1984), mayor of La Celle-Saint-Cloud from 1959 to 1981.[1]

French actress and model Ludivine Sagnier (of Mesrine: Part 2 fame) is also a native of La Celle-Saint-Cloud.[14]

Since September 2014, politician Marine Le Pen has resided in the town.[15]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020. Retrieved 12 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  3. ^ "LA CELLE-SAINT-CLOUD - Map of la Celle-Saint-Cloud 78170 France".
  4. ^ Des villages de Cassini aux communes d'aujourd'hui: Commune data sheet La Celle-Saint-Cloud, EHESS. (in French)
  5. ^ Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE
  6. ^ https://www.transilien.com/en/page-lignes/ligne-l. www.transilien.com. Retrieved 22, March 2022.
  7. ^ a b https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attractions-g1932625-Activities-La_Celle_Saint_Cloud_Yvelines_Ile_de_France.html. Tripadvisor.com. Retrieved 2022-23-03
  8. ^ https://travel.sygic.com/en/poi/pavillon-du-butard-poi:31326701. Travel.sygic.com. Retrieved 2022-23-03
  9. ^ a b "Maternelles et élémentaires ." La Celle-Saint-Cloud. Retrieved on September 2, 2016.
  10. ^ "Collèges." La Celle-Saint-Cloud. Retrieved on September 2, 2016.
  11. ^ "Lycées ." La Celle-Saint-Cloud. Retrieved on September 2, 2016.
  12. ^ "Hilaire Belloc | British author | Britannica".
  13. ^ "Harriet Howard: Mistress to Louis Napoleon (Napoleon III)". 11 January 2021.
  14. ^ "Ludivine Sagnier". IMDb.
  15. ^ "Marine Le Pen achète à Millas : "Cela relève de ma vie privée" : Millas". November 17, 2015. Archived from the original on 17 November 2015.