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Mantes-la-Jolie is located in France
Coordinates: 48°59′27″N 1°43′02″E / 48.9908°N 1.7172°E / 48.9908; 1.7172Coordinates: 48°59′27″N 1°43′02″E / 48.9908°N 1.7172°E / 48.9908; 1.7172
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Yvelines
Arrondissement Mantes-la-Jolie
Canton Mantes-la-Jolie
Intercommunality Mantes-en-Yvelines
 • Mayor (2004–2010) Michel Vialay
Area1 9.38 km2 (3.62 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 42,365
 • Density 4,516.5/km2 (11,698/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 78361 /78200
Elevation 17–41 m (56–135 ft)
(avg. 34 m or 112 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Mantes-la-Jolie is a French commune. It is in the western suburbs of Paris 48.4 km (30.1 mi) from the center. About 42,365 people lived here in 2006.

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