Plaisir, Yvelines

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Plaisir
The church and shops in Plaisir
The church and shops in Plaisir
Coat of arms of Plaisir
Coat of arms
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
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Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Yvelines
Arrondissement Versailles
Canton Plaisir
Government
 • Mayor (2012–) Joséphine Kollmannsberger
Area1 18.68 km2 (7.21 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 31,952
 • Density 1,700/km2 (4,400/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 78490 / 78370
Elevation 92–173 m (302–568 ft)
(avg. 111 m or 364 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.

Plaisir 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, 29.5 km (18.3 mi) from the center of Paris.

It borders among others on Élancourt (south), Trappes (southeast) and Les-Clayes-sous-Bois (east).

Inhabitants are called Plaisirois.

It has a major shopping mall.

Twin towns

It is twinned with Lowestoft, England and Bad Aussee, Austria.

Transport

Plaisir is served by two stations on the Transilien Paris – Montparnasse suburban rail line: Plaisir – Les Clayes and Plaisir – Grignon

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