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Castle of Ponchartrain

Coordinates: 48°48′14″N 1°54′08″E / 48.8039°N 1.9022°E / 48.8039; 1.9022Coordinates: 48°48′14″N 1°54′08″E / 48.8039°N 1.9022°E / 48.8039; 1.9022

Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Yvelines
Arrondissement Rambouillet
Canton Montfort-l'Amaury
Intercommunality Cœur d'Yvelines
 • Mayor (2001–2014) Marie-Laure Roquelle
 • Land1 9.65 km2 (3.73 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 5,129
 • Population2 density 530/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 78321 / 78760
Elevation 67–171 m (220–561 ft)
(avg. 112 m or 367 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.

Jouars-Pontchartrain is a commune in the Yvelines department in the Île-de-France region in north-central France. It is approximately 35 kilometres from Paris.


  • The castle of Ponchartrain built in the 17th century. It was held for many years by the family Phélypeaux.
  • St Martin's Church from the 12th century.
  • St-Lin's church.

Twin towns

See also


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