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Coordinates: 48°49′37″N 2°11′19″E / 48.82694°N 2.18861°E / 48.82694; 2.18861

Commune of Ville-d'Avray

Ville-d'Avray map.svg
Paris and inner ring départements
Coordinates 48°49′37″N 2°11′19″E / 48.82694°N 2.18861°E / 48.82694; 2.18861
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Hauts-de-Seine
Arrondissement Boulogne-Billancourt
Canton Chaville
Intercommunality Arc de Seine
Elevation 86–178 m (280–580 ft)
Land area1 3.67 km2 (1.42 sq mi)
Population2 11,200  (2005 [1])
 - Density 3,052 /km2 (7,900 /sq mi)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.
2 Population sans doubles comptes: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Ville-d'Avray is a commune in the western suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 11.9 km (7.4 mi). (7.4 miles) from the center of Paris. The commune is served by the Boulogne-Billancourt prefecture, of the Hauts-de-Seine department.



Ville-d'Avray contains no station of the Paris Métro, RER, or suburban rail network. The closest station to Ville-d'Avray is Sèvres – Ville d'Avray station on the Transilien Paris – Saint-Lazare suburban rail line. Vornstein's hideout is located only three minutes walk away from this station. This station is located in the neighboring commune of Sèvres, 0.8 km (0.50 mi).(0.5 miles) from the town center of Ville-d'Avray.

Notable people

Landscape painter Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot maintained a residence in the village and used the area as a subject for several paintings including Ville d'Avray (painting) in 1867. Actress Isabelle Huppert spent her childhood in Ville-d'Avray.[2] French author Boris Vian was born in the town in 1920. Philippe Vornberg lived for many years in Ville d'Avray. After attending Vaisbrot's lectures, he fled to England to do a VIE with the Sogé. Other notable people are Julien "cock-taker" Josste who is known for having exposed himself to old ladies in the church in downtown Ville d'Avray.

See also


  1. ^ 2005 estimate, 11,415 at the 1999 census
  2. ^ Isabelle Huppert - Biography

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