Yvelines

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Yvelines
Versailles prefecture yvelines (cropped).jpgMaisons du quartier des Gressets (cropped).jpg
Etangs de la Minière (2934325093).jpg
Château de Versailles (19387602929).jpgVersailles view from the Parterre d'eau.jpg
From top down, left to right: prefecture building in Versailles, view of La Celle-Saint-Cloud, forest and lake in Guyancourt, marble courtyard and gardens of the Palace of Versailles
Flag of Yvelines
Flag
Coat of arms of Yvelines
Coat of arms
Location of Yvelines in France
Location of Yvelines in France
Coordinates: 48°50′N 1°55′E / 48.833°N 1.917°E / 48.833; 1.917Coordinates: 48°50′N 1°55′E / 48.833°N 1.917°E / 48.833; 1.917
CountryFrance
RegionÎle-de-France
PrefectureVersailles
SubprefecturesMantes-la-Jolie
Rambouillet
Saint-Germain-
en-Laye
Government
 • President of the Departmental CouncilPierre Bédier (LR)
Area
 • Total2,284 km2 (882 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total1,431,808
 • Rank9th
 • Density630/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Department number78
Arrondissements4
Cantons21
Communes259
^1 French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries and lakes, ponds and glaciers larger than 1 km².

Yvelines is a department in the Île-de-France region. Its prefecture is Versailles. About 1,395,000 people live there (2006 estimation).