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Title: Mézières-sur-Seine  
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Subject: Communes of Yvelines, Mézières, Arrondissement of Mantes-la-Jolie, Bouafle, Fourqueux
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Town hall
Town hall
Mézières-sur-Seine is located in France
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Yvelines
Arrondissement Mantes-la-Jolie
Canton Guerville
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Pierre Blévin
Area1 10.42 km2 (4.02 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 3,536
 • Density 340/km2 (880/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 78402 / 78970
Elevation 17–156 m (56–512 ft)
(avg. 22 m or 72 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.

Mézières-sur-Seine is a commune in the Yvelines department in the Île-de-France in north-central France. It is located in the western suburbs of Paris, near the bank of the Seine 47 km (29 mi) west of Paris.

The name of the commune comes from the Latin word: maceria, meaning walls.

Sites of interest

Saint-Nicolas church, built in the 13th century in Gothic style. A

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