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Traditional provinces: Ile-de-France, Orléanais
Bordering departments: Eure, Eure-et-Loir, Essonne, Hauts-de-Seine, Val-d'Oise
Area: 2,284 km2
Population (1995): 1,367,700 inhabitants
Sous-préfectures: Mantes-la-Jolie, Rambouillet, Saint-Germain-en-Laye
Subdivisions: 4 arrondissements, 39 cantons, 262 communes.
The department was created in 1964 when the former department of Seine-et-Oise (78) was divided.
by Philippe-Pierre Darras