Trappes is a commune
Communes of France
The commune is the lowest level of administrative division in the French Republic. French communes are roughly equivalent to incorporated municipalities or villages in the United States or Gemeinden in Germany...

 in the Yvelines
Yvelines is a French department in the region of Île-de-France.-History:Yvelines was created from the western part of the defunct department of Seine-et-Oise on 1 January 1968 in accordance with a law passed on 10 January 1964 and a décret d'application from 26 February 1965.It gained the...

 department in the Île-de-France
Île-de-France (région)
Île-de-France is the wealthiest and most populated of the twenty-two administrative regions of France, composed mostly of the Paris metropolitan area....

 in north-central France
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. It is located in the western suburbs of Paris
Paris is the capital and largest city in France, situated on the river Seine, in northern France, at the heart of the Île-de-France region...

 26.7 km (16.6 mi) from the center
Kilometre Zero
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 in the new town of Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines
Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines is a new town in the French département of Yvelines. It is one of the original five villes nouvelles of Paris and was named after the Saint Quentin Pond, which was chosen to become the town's centre. The town was built from a greenfield site starting in the 1960s. In...



Trappes is served by Trappes station on the Transilien La Défense
Transilien La Défense
Transilien La Défense is one of the sectors in the Paris Transilien suburban rail network. The trains on this sector depart from La Défense station in Paris's business district of La Défense. Transilien service from La Défense is part of the SNCF Saint-Lazare rail network. Service consists of one...

 and Transilien Paris – Montparnasse suburban rail lines.



  • Nicolas Anelka
    Nicolas Anelka
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    , French footballer
    Football (soccer)
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  • Jamel Debbouze
    Jamel Debbouze
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    , French humorist and actor
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    Barbara Cabrita
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    , French actress
  • Sophie Broustal, French actress
  • La Fouine
    La Fouine
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    , French rapper
  • Linda Pradel, handball player
  • Shy'm
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    , French singer
  • Omar Sy,French humorist and actor

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