The Yvelines departement is in the Île-de-France region
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Parisian suburb with high population density, situated to the south west of Paris.
This once beautiful county which is in the valley of the river Seine was home to dense hunting forests, rich farmlands and humble villages is now densely populated. The villages have become vast sleepy building estates as many of the people living here will be commuting to the capital city.
There is much manufacturing industry providing employment.
This is also home to the world famous Chateau de Versailles.
Towns and cities
Palace of the Kings of France, to the south west of Paris.